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Old 28-08-2016, 01:06 PM
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As outraged as Mat ov seems to be - I actually don't see how Article 50 ever gets triggered.

The referendum was fought and lost on the issue of free movement of people. The main focus of the EU is free trade. Europe can't give us trade deals without free movement of people without setting an example and risking the complete break up of the EU. The British government can't risk severing trade ties with the EU merely for the sake of shutting down free movement as it would be terrible for our economy.

The government will negotiate an exit deal for a while, come back and tell us what shit storm it would be if we actually left, and everything will go back to normal. We have a representative and not a direct democracy after all - our MPs are perfectly within their rights to vote on any deal as they see fit. They won't make the mistake of another referendum. Triggering Article 50 against all economic advice would be political suicide - face it - if the government were going to trigger it, they would have just done it and made all the negotiations in the two years leading up to our exit.

I'm not saying it's right, by the way, it's just how I see it. Cameron has left his party in the shit, big time, basically. They're damned if they do and damned if they don't.

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