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There is one way out of the Brexit impasse that no one has noticed

With Westminster log-jammed, the country faces being led through a crisis by an undead government. If Labour is serious about forcing an election, it could start by implementing a forgotten pledge from the last Conservative manifesto

By Tom Clark  

The government has been crushed like no government in a century—and yet somehow it limps on. A confidence vote now follows, but the odds are that this will fail: the Democratic Unionists and Conservatives of every stripe have vowed to rally to keep Theresa May in office, even as they strip her of power.

This is not how British governance is supposed to work. As the scholar turned Tory MSP, Adam Tomkins, has written the “core” of our constitution since the 17th Century has…

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