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With Brexit now on hold, there’s only one option left: compromise | Simon Jenkins14 Mar 4:21pm

With Brexit now on hold, there’s only one option left: compromise | Simon Jenkins

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The referendum vote must be honoured, but Theresa May’s red lines will have to fade. It’s time to reach out to LabourThe Brexit chasm has seemed unbridgeable. No path has appeared through the impasse. Tonight a glimmer of a route came into view. Parliament decided to ask the EU to postpone Brexit day and extend the negotiating phase, probably for three months. It asked for this phase to be extended, probably for three months. It did so, shamelessly, because it could not agree on what on earth to do next. The EU, reasonably, asks why. If the UK could not decide on Brexit in two and a half years, what difference will three months make? The answer is that Theresa May is refusing to give up on her red lines and her frantic efforts to appease the rightwing of her party. Yet her deal has not so far pleased them, and it has now
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