Friday July 10, 2020

May’s mindless and reckless campaign

The British prime minister wants to grab the Ukip vote by focusing on Brexit, but this could result in a ‘no deal’ outcome

14th May, 2017
Theresa May: has the British prime minister boxed herself into a corner? Picture: Getty

Harold Wilson used to chide Jack Lynch that more Irish people in his Huyton constituency voted for him than voted for Lynch in Cork. Whatever about the Irish in Liverpool, seldom have the Irish on this island had a greater interest in what happens when a new British government is installed after June 8.

Seldom has a country unintentionally visited potentially so much damage on a friendly neighbour as has happened in the case of Brexit....

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