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Starmer is right to say Brexit won’t be reversed


Campaigners for Brexit celebrated in Parliament Square on the night in January 2020 that Britain left the EU TIMES PHOTOGRAPHER RICHARD POHLEJust before the Brexit referendum I gave a speech explaining why, despite being a longstanding Eurosceptic, I nevertheless recommended voting Remain. Leaving the EU, I argued, would depress business investment over a long period, revive the debate about Scottish independence and weaken the West just when it would need unity. SponsoredThe first two of those predictions have undoubtedly come true — investment in Britain has stagnated since 2016 and France has overtaken us as the largest recipient of foreign direct investment in Europe. In Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon is well advanced in distracting from a poor record in government by trying to make the next election all about separatism. On the third prediction the picture is mixed: western unity


Source: The Times July 04, 2022 19:32 UTC



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