Our politicians must back Johnson if he seeks an extension to Article 50

Europe may be tired of Britain and its political drama, but we must remind our EU friends that a no-deal Brexit would be calamitous for us

29th September, 2019

There is no longer any such thing as a quiet week in Brexitland. Since Boris Johnson assumed the throne in Number 10 Downing Street last June, his term has been characterised by high drama and unexpected twists and turns, these usually followed by a doubling down on his own rambunctious rhetoric and uncompromising position.

His shock-and-awe tactics come as no surprise. The prime minister was never going to offer continuity Theresa May policies. His selling point...

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