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British politicians are planning for a no-deal Brexit because, you guessed it, to do otherwise might cost votes

8th September, 2019

While the politicians bluster and threaten, no one should be in any doubt that Whitehall is ramping up for a no-deal Brexit.

The Scottish parliament is also making its own preparations. Its document, published on Monday last, serves more to underline the impotence of the regional assemblies than to inform or reassure the public. It talks of ministerial briefings and structures to provide rapid responses, and calls for the British government to “rule out” exiting...

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