17 Jul '17, 6am

Brilliant analysis of why "Singapore-on-Thames" won't work for the UK

Brilliant analysis of why "Singapore-on-Thames" won't work for the UK

IT IS 2021 and Britain is out of the European Union. The two-year Brexit negotiations never really got going. Following the general election of 2017 the Conservatives, though the largest party, had no majority in Parliament. They struggled to formulate a coherent plan to present to the EU. The hardline fringe of the party promised to raise hell any time there was any suggestion of compromise with Brussels. The two sides did not get close even to a transitional deal. On March 29th 2019 Britain crashed out of the club.

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