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Democracy’s unwritten rules

The EU elections came and went in May.

Comment John Benton
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The Brexit Party led by Nigel Farage, which had only been in existence six weeks, made extra-ordinary gains. But the Liberal Democrats, who have committed themselves to a second referendum hoping to stop our leaving the EU, also drew major support. The conclusion the political commentators rightly came to was that the UK is an increasingly divided country.