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Divisions in the parties: Brexit differences inside political parties

Divisions in the parties: Brexit differences inside political parties

From the outside, the Conservative party seem united over Brexit, only one MP Kenneth Clarke voted against giving the Prime Minster the right to trigger Article 50. In reality this actually hides a lot of discontent. Anna Soubry in the New Statesman openly speculated about creating a new centrist pro-Europe party similar to the Social … Continue reading Divisions in the parties: Brexit differences inside political parties

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Reaction from various UK party leaders

Reaction from various UK party leaders

Theresa May (Conservative) The Prime Minister made a statement in the House of Commons today outlining her view for Brexit. This, along with the six page letter she sent to Donald Tusk outlined the bulk of her negotiating position. In the letter she outlined her priorities for Brexit and what Britain will look to achieve … Continue reading Reaction from various UK party leaders