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Is Johnson seriously heading into an election with this pig’s ear of a Brexit deal?

There are countless flaws in the Withdrawal Agreement, says a former ambassador to the EU. Here are five

By David Hannay  


Now that the die is cast, with both Houses of Parliament having endorsed a polling day of 12th December, it is no longer particularly useful to set out the arguments in favour of having a confirmatory referendum on Boris Johnson’s deal before any general election, compelling though they are. Time rather to look in some detail at that deal, because the outcome of the December election is likely to determine whether or…

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