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No deal is against the will of the people—and here’s the proof

Vote Leave promised a deal

By Steve Bloomfield  

“People did not vote for a deal,” Jacob Rees-Mogg proclaimed earlier this month. “They voted to leave.” For Rees-Mogg, a no-deal Brexit is not just the best solution for the UK—it’s the purest expression of what he and other Brexiteers claim 17.4m people voted for.

Nor is he the only prominent Leave campaigner who now insists that no-deal is what 52 per cent of the British people voted for. No-deal, he wrote in his weekly Telegraph column earlier this month, “actually corresponds to [people’s] idea of coming out.” David Davis, who let’s not forget…

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