Here's why a Liberal Democrat government would revoke Article 50

The party thinks that a sharper position will benefit it electorally and gets it out of a tricky bind. 

A majority Liberal Democrat government would revoke Article 50: if, that is, that party members opt to back a new policy proposed by their leader Jo Swinson at their annual conference in Bournemouth next week.

Why the change? In part, it’s because of a sense that the party’s interests lie in occupying as clear and as sharp an end of the Brexit pole as possible, and also because of a belief within the party that, in the highly unlikely event that the Liberal Democrats do win a...
source: New Statesman

2019-09-10 19:38
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