Britain’s leadership vacuum and Europe’s vindictiveness make a bad situation worse

Britain’s leadership vacuum and Europe’s vindictiveness make a bad situation worse
Theresa May will have her hands full if she takes up residence in No.10 Downing Street. Pic: Getty

For Ireland, Brexit involves huge complications and implications

In the order of importance of real politics, the greatest priorities for England’s two largest parties are their respective leadership struggles. Everything must take second place until it is seen whether Theresa or Andrea emerges as leader of the Tories and until it is seen whether Jeremy or anybody else will emerge on top of the decaying compost heap that used to be the Labour Party. Note that I refer to England’s largest parties. Neither holds sway in the remains of the other kingdoms of Britain – Scotland or Northern Ireland.

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