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If David Cameron had asked the right question on Brexit, Remain could have won

If "Remain," "Hard Brexit" and "Soft Brexit" had been the options, the vote could have gone differently

By Tom Clark  

With the leaking of an official report, which makes stark how any flavour of Leave will make Britain poorer, the Brexit collision course with reality is becoming plainer this week. And, consequently, we are seeing the whites of the Leavers’ eyes.

We have heard David Davis’s department concede that No 10 found the economic analysis “embarrassing”, heard Liam Fox being forced to retract a reported remark that his fellow hardline Leavers should ready themselves for disappointment, and heard Iain Duncan Smith being a very quiet man when he was pressed on…

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