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Theresa May’s Brexit deal is far from perfect, but it has merits

The PM has secured some meaningful concessions from Brussels

By Aarti Shankar  

Prime Minister Theresa May holds a press conference at 10 Downing Street, London, to discuss her Brexit plans. Photo: Matt Dunham/PA Wire/PA Images

If anybody hoped the conclusion of exit negotiations would mark a turning point, where the UK and EU could breathe easy in the knowledge a deal was on the way, they must be sorely disappointed. Of course, it was always going to prove difficult for an agreement to get through parliament, given May’s lack of a majority. But the succession of government resignations yesterday, and above all that of a…

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