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Brexit: whatever happens now our country will be different

Will our younger generations be able to adapt to that change?

By Philip Allott  

Photo: Alberto Pezzali/NurPhoto/PA Images

Whatever happens, if anything happens, on 31st October 2019, the fall-out from the agonising process of UK withdrawal from the EU will remain, like the aftermath of the countless wars that have littered British history. The country will be different, and we will have to learn to live with the difference, as we have done so often before.

The British economy will be one area of post-war reconstruction. Another will be our inescapable involvement with an EU, already fragile, but now damaged, perhaps terminally. A…

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