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12 March 2019

The “new” Brexit withdrawal agreement is identical to the old one – just reformatted

Someone’s been fiddling with the font size.

By Media Mole

In a valiant bid to suggest the withdrawal agreement has been transformed by the so-called concessions from Brussels last night, the document has magically changed.

It is now about half the size of the November document, despite the fact that its wording is identical to the document published today – without a different dot or comma.

It looks as if someone’s been fiddling with its font size or pagination. To suggest that part of it was renegotiated, perhaps?

Whatever the reason, it’s been spotted by Labour MP Owen Smith:

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Good to know in a time of crisis our politicians haven’t forgotten the classic tricks from their student days…

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