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And so the UK surrenders the control it pledged to take back

There is no conceivable way this draft Brexit deal could improve upon the status quo 


By Jonathan Lis  

They've take back control. Photo: Dario Pignatelli/DPA/PA Images

On 18th April 2017, Theresa May stood outside Downing Street to announce the snap general election. “We will regain control of our own money, our own laws and our own borders,” she said. Today, having negotiated the political declaration for the UK’s future relationship with the EU, she returned to the microphone to repeat the exact same phrase.

It is no longer a promise. 19 months on, we can prove that it is a falsehood.

First, money. Not only has the…

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