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Britain should enter Brexit negotiations with confidence

The economic doom that Remainers warned of has not materialised

By Tim Loughton  

Prime Minister Theresa May with Tim Barrow, Britain's Ambassador to the European Union ©Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire/PA Images

At just two clauses, the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill was one of the shortest pieces of legislation I have ever voted on in parliament. That did not deter an (increasingly fractious) group of opposition MPs tabling vexatious amendments to try to undermine its progress. One in particular caught my eye. The Scottish National Party wanted to prevent Article 50 being triggered until the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, had…

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