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A Year On After Brexit

On the day of the referendum I brought two different breakfasts for the next morning, which, depending upon the result of the EU referendum, would either commiserate or celebrate the occasion. Fortunately that following morning I got to enjoy a full English, rather than a plate of dry bread, cheese and heavily processed meat. I have to be honest though, the results did surprise me a little.

So much media and state propaganda had been put behind the remain campaign, so much fear-mongering leveled against the idea of Brexit, at least publicly, made me feel that it was almost impossible. Pointless even. It was my belief that regardless of how the public voted, the result would likely be fixed anyway, and then of course there was the murder of Jo Cox a few days beforehand. My confidence in securing a leave was basically non-existent.

One year on though and I'm beginning to wonder whether Brexit was preordained from the very beginning. I find it hard to imagine that a Government today…

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