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The Small Band of Skeptics That Helped Snarl Brexit

Posted by hkarner - 12. April 2019

Date: 11-04-2019
Source: The Wall Street Journal

The European Research Group has no website, no office, and only around 15 lawmakers as full members, yet it wields outsize influence

LONDON—Hours after British Prime Minister Theresa May offered to quit to save her ill-starred Brexit deal late last month, dozens of pro-Brexit lawmakers gathered in the iconic Victorian building that contains both Houses of Parliament.

One spoke in Latin, quoting Tacitus on Britain’s valiant if unsuccessful effort to fight off invasion by the Romans. Another declared, near tears, “What is liberty if not to govern ourselves?”

Several lawmakers in the wood-paneled room insisted the U.K. should leave the European Union in days, without any deal, rather than accept the package Mrs. May negotiated with Brussels to smooth its exit. Den Rest des Beitrags lesen »

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