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Ignore Johnson’s talk of “taking back control”—this deal pushes us closer than ever to remain

The Brexiteers are happy—but the details of Boris Johnson's deal are good news for the People's Vote campaign, too

By Steve Bloomfield  

Johnson is selling his deal as a coup for the Brexiteers—but could it actually lead to staying in the EU? Photo: PA

The Brexiteers are happy. A deal has been agreed—and it’s a deal that most of them can probably support. Make no mistake, as Tom Clark explains here, this is a hard Brexit. And unlike Theresa May’s deal, which the most hardline Brexiteers refused to accept, this one comes with the Vote Leave seal of approval. This is a deal negotiated by the leader of Vote Leave, backed…

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