LETTER: Those who voted for Brexit are shifting position

I feel I have to take issue with the comments in last week's Derbyshire Times letters page on Remainers undermining Brexit.

Thursday, 4th January 2018, 3:41 pm
Updated Thursday, 4th January 2018, 3:45 pm

My experience, since the referendum, is of hearing many people who voted ‘out’ shifting their position, whilst not once have I heard Remainers wishing they had voted out.

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Given that we are now in possession of a much more accurate picture of the costs of exiting the EU, including the unspoken of difficulties surrounding the Irish border, I can only believe that the balance of rational opinion would shift towards our remaining in the EU, rather than opting to become a global non-entity.

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This would reflect the sentiment in Parliament, underlining the fact that we are a parliamentary democracy having elected informed people to make difficult decisions on our behalf.

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