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31 August 2017

NS#232: Do We Have To Talk About Brexit?

The New Statesman podcast.

By New Statesman

Helen and Stephen discuss Kezia Dugdale’s resignation as Scottish Labour leader and assess what her legacy will be. Then, they (reluctantly) dig into the details of the troubled Brexit negotiations. Finally, they answer an extremely fraught question: can you be friends with a Tory?

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