Saturday January 18, 2020

Division makes May's Italian job harder

15 months have elapsed since the referendum and Britain is loitering uncomfortably on the starting block, writes Susan O'Keeffe

22nd September, 2017
Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Chancellor Philip Hammond in an apparent show of unity. Pic: Getty

What is the matter with the Tories? Really, what is the matter with them! They have spent the last four decades arguing among themselves over Europe, sovereignty and the Union Jack, warm bitter and cricket. Then they finally leaped over the Brexit cliff with those immortal words: ‘Brexit means Brexit.’ And guess what? They are still arguing among themselves about Europe.

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