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    There is no democratic mandate for a No Deal Brexit

    There is no democratic mandate for a No Deal Brexit

    Forcing through a No Deal Brexit would be a betrayal of our democracy. The Referendum result does not give the Government a mandate to leave without a Deal and did not specify any particular Brexit date. The Leave campaign promised more free trade deals and more money to spend on our priorities. It certainly did not state that we would leave without any Deal at all, with all the risks for our society, economy and prosperity. For the past three…

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    New Conservative leader must support a Public Vote rather than No Deal

    New Conservative leader must support a Public Vote rather than No Deal

    It is wrong to conclude that the woeful EU election results indicate the Tories must immediately get on with Brexit. The results certainly do not provide a democratic mandate for a No Deal departure. For the Conservative Party to survive as a credible political force, it must now recognise that leaving the EU without a Deal would be electoral suicide. 56% of UK voters in the EU elections supported parties who explicitly reject No Deal – LibDems, Greens, Labour, ChangeUK,…

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