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Theresa May can’t be trusted with Brexit negotiations

When a deal is struck, it should be put to a second referendum

By Tim Farron  

Theresa May and Jean-Claude Juncker on the steps of No 10 ©Isabel Infantes/EMPICS Entertainment

Theresa May seems to have got negotiation backwards. Usually, the idea is to bring the other side closer to your position. Instead, the prime minister and her Brexit ministers are pushing our European partners away.

When Jean-Claude Juncker entered Number 10 for dinner last week, Brussels was asking Britain to pay a €60bn “divorce bill” when we leave the European Union. You’d think the PM and her chief negotiator, David Davis, might have used…

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