• Richmond Park result really could make the Tories think twice about 'Hard Brexit'

    One year ago - By Business Insider

    Shortly after Zac Goldsmith lost to Sarah Olney in Richmond Park last night, the Conservatives released a statement dismissing the result as irrelevant.
    "This result doesn't change anything," a spokesman said.
    "The government remains committed to leaving the European Union and triggering Article 50 by the end of March next year."
    But while the result won't prevent the UK from exiting the EU, it really could have an impact on the form of Brexit the UK takes. Indeed the fact that the Conservatives even felt the need to release the above statement, suggests they recognise the real danger the...
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