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Russia Today: Dr Richard Barbrook comments on extending Brexit even with a deal

14 February 2019

Dr Richard Barbrook, Senior Lecturer in Politics, was recently interviewed by Russia Today on the current state of Brexit and the possibility of extending it even if a deal is reached before the date.

Talking about the Government’s offer to struggling communities, Dr Barbrook said they were 30 or more years ‘too late’.

He said: “The conservative party can’t agree among itself about a sensible and pragmatic policy on Europe, which is why we had the referendum and why we’ve had the mess for the last two and a half years. They don’t have a plan to leave which they can all unite upon.”

Commenting on the possibility of extending Brexit for a couple of weeks as proposed by the Foreign Secretary, he concluded: “My feeling is that sooner or later we are going to end up with no Brexit as the least worse option.”

Listen to the full interview on Russia Today’s YouTube channel.


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