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29/3/2019

Two years ago, Theresa May pronounced the 29th March 2019 at 11pm as the hour that the UK would leave the EU amid a fanfare of glory. Today we were to wake up to a brave new world of Global Britain, with new trade deals with the United States, China, and better version...

22/3/2019

The tide is turning and today is the day that we the people reclaim our democracy. We can’t spend month after month dithering and delaying while Brexit continues to explode. We must now march in the biggest numbers that London has ever seen to show MPs that now is the...

15/3/2019

Britain will now no longer leave the European Union on the 29th of March. This week MPs first decisively defeated Theresa May’s deal, then forced the Government’s hand and voted against a no-deal Brexit directly, and then finally voted for an extension to Article 50 on...

8/3/2019

As I argue in my New European column this week, while Brexit has turned into a political version of the Napoleonic Wars, protracted and diffuse, with months, even years, of indecisive engagements, we may be approaching Waterloo. It is now very like that May will lose t...

1/3/2019

This week Labour finally officially backed a second Brexit referendum. Emily Thornberry, Keir Starmer, and Tom Watson in particular rose to the level of events by leading the charge, and override initial jitters over whether this meant a referendum without Remain on th...

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Andrew Adonis is a Labour peer, author, and leading campaigner for a People's Vote