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School of Politics and International Relations

UK to slip quietly into post-Brexit limbo

3 February 2020

It’s taken three prime ministers, two elections and almost four years of rancorous debate, but Britain has finally left the European Union. However, although Boris Johnson won an overwhelming majority in last month’s election, he offered little in the way of a vision beyond promising to ‘get Brexit done’. Professor of Politics, Professor Tim Bale said: “There are questions as to whether the Conservatives election platform was deliberately defensive, and some would say limited, or whether actually it betokens a lack of serious long-term thinking on the part of Boris Johnson.”

PDF available on request: Globe and Mail