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Author of Article 50: “I don’t believe the die is irrevocably cast”

John Kerr on the Brexit crunch points

By Alex Dean  

John Kerr at a conference on the European Constitution, 2010. Photo: ECFR/Creative Commons 2.0 via Flickr

Westminster is in turmoil as the parliamentary machine churns over Brexit. The government has suffered defeats in the Lords over its Withdrawal Bill. The looming scrap in the Commons promises to be even more dramatic.

To make sense of the drama in Westminster—and the exit process more broadly—Prospect sat down with John Kerr, the author of the Article 50 exit clause. The discussion forms a new podcast out today.

Kerr argued that Brexit…

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