Sunday January 19, 2020

Left holding Brexit baby with nowhere else to turn

An isolated Theresa May heads into a vital week of Brexit votes, surrounded by a small coterie of advisers and confidants who want her to put fear into her MPs to swing a deal on the exit from EU

10th March, 2019

In the dying days of Brexit horse-trading, Theresa May’s olive branches have disappeared and she is increasingly isolated in her fractured party. Few MPs are close to her and instead she has a small if disparate team around her trying to reach the March 29 deadline with a deal. Or maybe trying to steer her to an Article 50 delay.

Geoffrey Cox was the man sent to Brussels to do the impossible. Britain’s attorney general,...

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