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Our elected representatives must now stand up and say “No, prime minister”

Parliament cannot allow May’s false choice on Brexit to become the default 

By Helen Mountfield  

Photo: NurPhoto/SIPA USA/PA Images

The clock is ticking down to hard Brexit, and no one knows what is to become of us. There is no parliamentary majority for Theresa May’s deal; and still—it seems—no clear majority for a People’s Vote. Yet all but the European Research Group know that a no-deal exit from the EU would be a disaster: for jobs, growth, trade, social cohesion, peace in Ireland, and our place in the world.

The prime minister must put her latest proposal to the Commons on 26th February. Although she has…

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