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No deal would be a catastrophe—so why aren’t Remainer MPs doing what’s needed to stop it?

The time for Boris Johnson's opponents to stop fighting each other, and start fighting the approaching Brexit calamity, is long overdue

By Jonathan Lis  

As October 31st comes nearer, too many politicians are wasting time tearing strips off each other. Photo: PA

It has not been a good week for British politics. Since Jeremy Corbyn proposed forming a temporary government in order to request an article 50 extension and hold a general election, Remainers have mostly been tearing strips off one another. The Lib Dems say they will only accept Corbyn if he can find a majority, and the Tory Remainers and Change MPs say they will never give him one. Corbyn, for…

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