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Brexit uncertainty consumes Britain’s political and economic spheres

The best hope now is a second referendum

By George Magnus  

Some MPs would prefer a no-deal outcome to the withdrawal agreement on offer. Photo: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire/PA Images

We know only two things now. First, Brexit most certainly does not mean Brexit. Second, Brexit uncertainty has been inflated to such an extent that the risk of crisis now haunts Westminster, and, by implication, the economy and financial markets. Perhaps, while not wishing it, you could argue that everyone needs a crisis: Theresa May to get her deal through parliament, Brexiteers to raise the chances of a no deal, and…

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