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The key to delivering soft Brexit has been staring us in the face

An answer can be found on free movement, if only political leaders had the courage to look for it

By Ian Dunt  

Photo: NurPhoto/SIPA USA/PA Images

“Kick out European Union migrants after three months if they can’t find jobs after Brexit” is not, admittedly, a typical Remainer headline. But peer closely at it and you can see a clue to how soft Brexit could be delivered.

It was tweeted out last month by the Sun newspaper, as part of a story on business needs after Brexit. The content matters less than the tone, though. The important thing is that it sounds tough, appropriate for a snarling anti-immigration red-top tabloid and the kind of thing…

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