Thursday April 9, 2020

A government and a country falling apart

Replacing May won’t solve the Brexit challenge. A general election would delay the outcome, while candidates once again would demean politics by making outrageous claims and promises about Brexit that they will never be able to keep

15th November, 2018
'A now familiar feeling of utter chaos.' Pic: Getty

The house is falling down - and that’s OK, in a manner of speaking. There are always more where they came from – politicians that is. However, the UK is falling apart, and that’s quite a different kind of collapse. Prime Minister May has valiantly kept her eye on the prize for 29 months - which is quite the effort.

She determined to do her duty and deliver a Brexit agreement to...

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