Thursday January 23, 2020

What's in May's '95 per cent' Brexit basket?

Telling us all that 95 per cent of the Brexit deal has been achieved is a blatant exaggeration of the current status of the most ragged and disorganised negotiations ever witnessed in the public domain

25th October, 2018
Theresa May fighting 'ferocious storm'. Pic: Getty

Has Theresa May stolen Donald Trump’s playbook, in a last-ditch effort to bring an air of achievement to her Brexit horror show? Her recent phrase that "95 per cent of the deal" is done is designed at first glance to sound strong and firm - a bit like "make America great again". Only when you scratch the surface do you see the large and healthy worms struggling and fighting to get out of the can...

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