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May’s cherrypicking solution needs delicate handling

Dealing with Britain means coping with its empire psyche and maybe learning a lesson from Dev

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@obraonain
15th July, 2018
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British prime minister Theresa May arrives to take part in a European Union leaders’ summit Picture: Getty

Minister of State for Training and Skills John Halligan was in London in the run- up to the 2016 Brexit referendum. His taxi driver was a Sikh who chatted away to him in heavily accented English. “We’re getting out – too many foreigners,” he told a bemused Halligan.

It has taken two years for the British government to come up with an agreed negotiating position. But in some regards, the Brexit white...

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