Nick Timothy is wrong – he is the one who killed Brexit, not Theresa May

Nick Timothy was the literal author of the policy that more than any other, contributed to the current crisis. 

Why is the exit deal that Theresa May has negotiated so unsatisfying to Brexiteers? The short answer is: because in June 2017 she lost her parliamentary majority and had to strike a deal with the Democratic Unionist Party to remain in office.

The DUP doesn’t want a Brexit that treats Northern Ireland differently from the rest of the United Kingdom, while no Irish political party would be able to survive as a viable political project if it signed up to an accord that put a hard...
source: New Statesman

2018-12-06 16:39
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