British political history is full of flashpoints that have put stress and sometimes torn at the seams of political organisation in the country. The undercurrents that led to the United Kingdom’s vote to leave the European Union in the 2016 referendum were decades in the making. During this time the issue of British relations with Europe and the EU has presented real headaches to both the two main political parties and their respective Members of Parliament, who are subject to an extensive array of pressures and influences on their relative stances. The Brexit vote is a real headache for many. How can the business community understand these competing pressures on MPs and the main Parties’ responses to Brexit?

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