Thursday May 28, 2020

It’s time for SF to stand up and be counted

Given how the parliamentary arithmetic has fallen in the Brexit scenario, by abstaining from the critical Westminster vote, the party is in effect voting against May’s deal

2nd December, 2018
British prime minister Theresa May: an embattled Boudica Pic: Getty

The Greek tragedy that is Brexit grinds inexorably towards a denouement that nobody can foretell. As we approach D-Day on Tuesday week, I think many of us always felt in our bones, that we would end up here, trapped in an extraordinary political cul-de-sac. Words, statistics, warnings, predictions; all have now ceased to mean anything, we are helplessly adrift on a tide of verbiage.

Across Britain, like some battered Boudica, Theresa May has taken to...

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