John Cassidy, writing for the New Yorker, suggests that following the recent Brexit negotiations, a vote of no confidence may be held by the Conservative Party which could force Theresa May to step down as Prime Minister.

May has received a lot of criticism for this agreement, but her hands were tied as the country cannot afford to simply walk away.  This raises the question why did we go through all this pain in the first place?   Britain has always had some flexibility within the EU such as opting out of the Schengen agreement, common currency etc which allowed it the freedom to control its own borders and fiscal policies, whilst still benefitting from access to a single market.

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