Prem Sikka: The Tories’ Brexit failure could provide space for far right to rise

The Conservative government’s Brexit strategy is in disarray today, as ministers continue to abandon the sinking ship.

It appears there is little prospect of any coherent deal between now and next March. Although the government has had two years since the referendum to address Brexit issues, it has failed even to secure agreement in the cabinet.

There is a now a real danger that this political failure could create space for the rise of the far right.

So how did it come to this? The problem started with the 2016 referendum itself, which was called without any plan, strategy or consideration of the implications. A commission was not even established beforehand to consider the ramifications of the monumental vote…

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