May has run down the Brexit clock – so let’s stop it | Chi Onwurah


The prime minister has deliberately wasted time. Extending article 50 now looks like the only responsible way out

Theresa May thought her Brexit deal was an offer MPs could not refuse. Not because it would bring our constituents anything useful. Quite the opposite – it will make us poorer, our economy less certain and our outlook less hopeful. Take the prime minister’s Brexit deal or crash out of Europe with no deal at all, she declared.

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