After Brexit: the new political faultlines
To some degree, the debate about whether Brexit will or should happen has obscured a much-needed discussion about what people want out of Brexit – and what should be the focus of politics after Brexit. Many still question whether the Brexit vote reveals a need to re-engage with the question of economic renewal, or whether cultural questions like immigration or multiculturalism should be at the front of our minds.
Whatever happens on 31 October, what will be the focus of politics after Brexit? Will things return to ‘normal’ – or has Brexit changed things irreversibly?