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A hard Brexit means the Europe question will live on in the UK

Cottakis, Michael (2021) A hard Brexit means the Europe question will live on in the UK. LSE Brexit (04 Jan 2021). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

A Brexit deal is now in place, so are the implications of a clean break with the EU that are becoming clearer. This hard Brexit means the Europe question will live on in the UK, writes Michael Cottakis (89 Initiative). We now have a Brexit deal. It is a deal which was met with a sigh of relief by an exhausted public – the closing chapter in the Brexit saga. Some even cheered. Avoiding a No Deal outcome is clearly a good thing. But the public must be under no illusion about this paper-thin free-trade agreement. In truth, it reflects perhaps the biggest act of economic protectionism in the long history of these islands...

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/brexit/
Additional Information: © 2021 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Hellenic Observatory
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
J Political Science > JZ International relations
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Date Deposited: 01 Mar 2021 10:45
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2021 23:03
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/108688

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