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Professor Tim Bale, On Brexit, Labour is about to take a big gulp from a poisoned chalice


Professor Tim Bale writes for The New Statesman about the challenges the Labour party would face in the wake of a contest triggered by the sudden collapse of Theresa May’s minority government. He writes: “Every opposition should be desperate to defeat the existing government and take its place at the drop of a hat, right? Wrong. ‘Careful what you wish for; you might just get it’ may be something of a cliché. But for Labour, it’s one it might want to think about – and hard.”
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