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Have parliamentarians forgotten? Britain voted to Leave

Too many politicians pay lip service to Brexit while doing their best not to implement it

By John Mills  

Photo: NurPhoto/SIPA USA/PA Images

The Brexit negotiations are clearly in difficulties. A process which started out with reasonably clear objectives has become increasingly compromised. Remainers may not have been happy with the outcome of the 2016 European Union referendum, but at least it seemed reasonably clear where the result was leading. As laid out by the prime minister, we would leave the customs union and the single market and we would negotiate a free trade deal broadly along the lines of the existing Canadian model, hopefully with rather more…

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