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Repeat after me: Brexit is far from a done deal

Thanks to last week's shock election result, the PM will be prisoner to swings in public opinion in a way she had hoped to avoid. This could lead to her rethinking Brexit entirely—would Labour respond?

By Jolyon Maugham  

Photo: David Mirzoeff/PA Wire/PA Images

The decision on when and how and whether to Brexit is, of course, a political one—and the future is not yet set. Gina Miller, who brought the Brexit supreme court case last year, gave parliament a say on whether to withdraw from the European Union. A Dublin high court case tried and failed to give parliament a continued say on whether to withdraw. Both sought to put power into the hands in…

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