I'm an old labour negotiator. Never state a problem. Always offer a solution. In our latest Brexit Briefing I float the idea of a guaranteed, delayed referendum when the final Brexit deal is known, after a prolonged transition period.
It is not perfect and probably full of holes, but maybe something that could be built on. A problem that cannot be solved today may be solved tomorrow as time works its magic. beergbrexit.blog/2018/12/09/my-…
Brexit Day is March 29, 2019. Thereafter, the UK is out of the EU and in "transition". I'm of the old school. If something works in practice I am not too concerned about the theory. I'm calling this the "guaranteed, postdated referendum" option.
Steve, what can you do? That might be the case. The UK started the fire and there will be a price to be paid. But maybe a small price. I'm just trying to suggest a possible solution that digs everyone out of the holes they are now in. Buying time buys options.