Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

The People Have Voted, Now Get on with Brexit ; Letters, Comments and emailsVIEWPOINTS Write To: Viewpoints, M.E.N, Mitchell Henry House, Hollinwood Avenue, Oldham, OL9 8EF or Email: Viewpoints@men-News.Co.UK

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

The People Have Voted, Now Get on with Brexit ; Letters, Comments and emailsVIEWPOINTS Write To: Viewpoints, M.E.N, Mitchell Henry House, Hollinwood Avenue, Oldham, OL9 8EF or Email: Viewpoints@men-News.Co.UK

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IT is now more than four weeks since the Brexit vote, but Article 50 has not been invoked.

This is the two-year starting pistol on Britain's exit negotiations, and it's not been fired. The political class talk of maybe next year but they were given a clear democratic instruction. Remember the multimillion-pound campaign literature, that 'the government will implement what you decide'? Cameron said the vote would be swiftly acted upon. Still the people's will remains unmet.

Not triggering Article 50 is not about boxing clever its about fudging and diluting. Have you noticed that most of the government's energy is spent meeting politicians and organisations that didn't want us to leave? Case in point: Nicola Sturgeon's contempt for the Brexit vote and democracy. Brexit was a collective decision made by the British people, yet is now being turned into a negotiating item between special interests. …

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