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Britain’s future after Brexit

May has triggered Article 50. The duty of Opposition is now more crucial than ever

By Angela Eagle  

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In recent months, much energy from pundits and politicians has been expended on debating not Brexit itself and its implications, but instead parliamentary procedure, court judgments and further questions of process. With the triggering of Article 50, the real substance of the debate begins. It ushers in a new phase of uncertainty, as the Three Brexiteers march to Brussels with little clue of what deal they will be able to secure for Britain. Labour can play a critical role in this period. As Britain and…

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