Brexit’s Broken Britain and the Northern Ireland Protocol

Lucas, Scott (2023) Brexit’s Broken Britain and the Northern Ireland Protocol. Birmingham City University, Centre for Brexit Studies Blog.

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British newspapers tried to proclaim an improbable victory snatched from the jaws of doom.

“Brexit Breakthrough” shouted The Times. In The Daily Express, UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak had reclaimed Brexit’s slogan: “PM: My Brexit Deal ‘Now Takes Back Control'”.

Even those who had supported Boris Johnson’s scheming to reclaim the Prime Minister’s chair from Sunak joined it. The Daily Telegraph featured his statement, “Sunak: My Deal is a New Way Forward”. The Daily Mail exulted, “Has Rishi Done the Impossible?”

As so often with the tragic festival of Brexit Britain, reality is more sobering.

Item Type: Other
1 March 2023Published Online
Uncontrolled Keywords: Centre for Brexit Studies, CBS, Brexit, BCU, EU, European Union, UK, Birmingham City University, UK Government, UK politics
Subjects: CAH15 - social sciences > CAH15-03 - politics > CAH15-03-01 - politics
Divisions: Research, Innovation, Enterprise and Professional Services > Centre for Brexit Studies
Depositing User: Gemma Tonks
Date Deposited: 09 Mar 2023 10:58
Last Modified: 09 Mar 2023 10:58

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