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Theresa May’s game of Brexit chicken

"We dare you to impose trade and investment barriers"

By John Springford  

Prime Minister Theresa May after giving a speech at the Conservative Partys 2016 Conference on Sunday, 2nd October ©Isabel Infantes/EMPICS Entertainment

Theresa May’s speech to the Conservative party conference yesterday was only slightly less gnomic than her previous statements about Brexit. She announced a “Great Repeal Act,” which, far from ripping up EU laws, will bring them into British statute upon the day of Brexit, so that some may be…

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