Maybe now we can create a better social Europe

We spoke to former British ambassador to France Lord Ricketts, Julie Ward MEP and some of the British in Europe coalition groups for their thoughts at this crucial time.

Lord Ricketts

Now everyone can see what Brexit would actually mean, it’s essential we ask people: is that what you want? Or some improved version of the Prime Minister’s plan? Or shall we just stay in?

May’s deal is dead, so it would have to be either a People’s Vote or a Norway-style deal – something mostly off-the-shelf from the EU with some of the UK’s red lines rubbed out, potentially including free movement, which would be very interesting to British people abroad.


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