The election of Jo Swinson just goes to highlight the absence of any practicing politician of national stature around whom disaffected Tories and Labour MPs along with the Lib Dems and the Nationalist parties might coalesce to stop a No Deal Brexit or indeed Brexit itself. Does David Miliband feel the hand of history on his shoulder? Some might hope so.
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Peter G Harris is a barrister and was a senior civil servant responsible for advising ministers in the UK on policy and legislation for reforming the civil law and civil justice system. He is now based at Exeter College in the University of Oxford where he teaches and continues to think about the law as an instrument of public policy. View all posts by Peter G Harris