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This proposal for breaking the Brexit deadlock deserves serious consideration

The amendment prepared by MPs Peter Kyle and Phil Wilson offers a much-needed compromise

By Jolyon Maugham  

Photo: NurPhoto/SIPA USA/PA Images

Whilst studying law at university I spent a week with a district judge, learning what law looks like on the ground. What I remember, almost three decades on, is his description of his role: to send both sides away unhappy.

So it is with Brexit; we can’t all get what we want. If we are genuinely interested in finding a way to put the country back together we need everyone to swallow what looks like compromise. In that spirit, this amendment—from Peter Kyle MP and Phil…

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