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It’s time for parliament to revoke Article 50

A second referendum is not required 

By James Grant  

Parliament is as deadlocked as it was a month ago. Theresa May’s Brexit deal continues to satisfy neither Remainers nor Leavers and is widely expected to be defeated when MPs vote next week. It may prove difficult for May to continue as prime minister, but it is difficult to see any viable alternative. Whatever happens, MPs are unlikely to agree a way forward anytime soon.

Those who want Brexit at any cost, even if that entails no deal, are in the minority—as was made clear in the vote yesterday evening. Those who want to hand the…

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