Saturday September 19, 2020

Painting over the North’s red lines

The North could have the best of both worlds – and both unions – if pesky politicians didn’t keep getting in the way

13th October, 2019

There clearly is a path to a Brexit deal. But there always has been one. The only problem has been the forest of red lines which Britain planted so as to render the path impassable.

There always has been a ‘landing zone’, to use Boris Johnson’s military term, for an agreement that would be satisfactory to a majority of English voters. It was never necessary to engage in sabre-rattling about a no-deal crash-out exit....

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