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China, Britain and Brexit

Posted by seumasach on June 30, 2016

As I have argue insistently on this blog, the partnership with China is the only solution to Britain’s deeply entrenched economic problems. Brexit would anyway place it at risk but it’s much worse than that: Britain is now run by people openly hostile to Europe. The “golden relationship is now neither politically nor economically in China’s interest. The reality of Britain’s economic plight will now be cruelly laid bare.

Vote to leave EU robs ‘golden relationship’ of its lustre


30th June, 2016

It was all sealed over a pint of Greene King IPA.

One Thursday evening in October 2015, David Cameron strode into a Buckinghamshire pub with another of the world’s most powerful men to toast the beginning of a golden era of relations between the UK and China.

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