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The public deserves to be consulted about Brexit

We need an open discussion, led by a cross-party group of MPs

By Caroline Macfarland  

A proper consultation is due. Photo: PA

I spent election night at a party hosted by a bunch of organisations who had tasked themselves with blocking a hard Brexit, campaigning for a second referendum, and mobilising people to vote tactically to do so. Broadly supporting the sentiment behind all three endeavours but having contributed in a tangible way to none of them, I was already suffering from vague imposter syndrome which only got worse as the evening progressed.

As the exit polls predicted a hung Parliament, a huge…

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