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Bursting the great Brexit betrayal myth

Hard Brexiteers insist we were sold out by devious Remainers. But this is fantasy

By David Henig  

Theresa May delivers her Lancaster House speech. Photo: Xinhua/SIPA USA/PA Images

You can already hear the talk among a number of MPs and campaigners now supporting a no-deal Brexit: the will of the people is at risk of being betrayed. The prime minister’s Lancaster House speech was sabotaged, perhaps because the PM was a Remainer. Civil servants, Remainers all, conspired with her. David Davis and Boris Johnson were constantly overruled. The EU wants to make the UK suffer. Business, in an overly comfortable relationship with the EU, is part of the problem.…

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