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There’s no sensible Brexit option that will get through parliament—it’s time to revoke Article 50 and reconsider

Contradiction was baked into the Brexit result from the start. Now, its contradictions have proved irreconcilable

By Jolyon Maugham  

An anti-Brexit demonstrator writes in her diary as protests continue in Parliament Square, Westminster, London. Photo: PA

Later this week, Parliament will reject two models of Brexit: the Prime Minister’s Withdrawal Agreement and No Deal. And if it is invited to vote on some other model, by amendment selected by the Speaker, it will reject that too.

So where do we go next?

The truth is that this was baked in from the start. To get over the line, the Leave campaign was forced to make contradictory promises. “You…

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