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Vince Cable: The British people deserve another referendum—this time on the facts

If the government presses ahead without legitimising its Brexit agreement in a popular vote, millions will fight back

By Vince Cable  

Photo: NurPhoto/SIPA USA/PA Images

Brexit is generating conflicting passions: boredom and rage. And there are at least 15 months to go, perhaps even years if a “transition” leads to the can being kicked down the road.

There should be a point when the negotiations crystallise into an agreement. We can then form a view as to whether Brexit will be “good,” “bad,” “soft,” “hard,” “aligned,” “non-aligned” or one of the numerous other…

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