Lucinda Creighton: The greatest shame of the Brexit disaster are the weak leaders who allowed it

As the full scale of the economic costs of Brexit begins to make itself known in Britain, many who advocated for it are wishing they could turn back the clock – but, of course, they can’t

15th August, 2021
Lucinda Creighton: The greatest shame of the Brexit disaster are the weak leaders who allowed it
On the day of Brexit, some Londoners waved Union Jack flags as others gathered to grieve. Picture: Reuters

The full impact of Brexit is beginning to become clear in Britain. A new headline appears almost every day documenting the shocked reactions of those who have only now realised that leaving the EU means losing many of the rights enjoyed by citizens of member states.

Britons who have become accustomed to spending large portions of the year in Spain or Portugal have discovered the time they can spend there now is restricted to 90...

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