‘Al­most ev­ery as­pect of our lives would be af­fected by Brexit’

Leek Post & Times - - LETTERS TO THE EDITOR -

TWO re­cent items in the Post & Times should be seen in re­la­tion to each other.

On Oc­to­ber 1, A Karic of Leek wrote a let­ter headed ‘Cut all ties and pull up the draw­bridge.’

Of hard-line Brexit they ad­mit­ted: “This will mean a de­gree of poverty in this coun­try but it will be tem­po­rary.”

He did not say how deep the poverty would be or how long it would last.

On Oc­to­ber 24 the pa­per pub­lished an ar­ti­cle headed ‘Moor­lan­ders flock to cap­i­tal for Brexit protest.’

Sev­eral coachloads of Staffordshire and Cheshire pro­test­ers made their way to Lon­don and joined in the Oc­to­ber 20 march.

Staffs4eu­rope had started out as Leek4eu­rope and spread.

This is the re­sult of peo­ple in gen­eral and busi­ness man­agers in par­tic­u­lar re­al­is­ing how much they have to lose by ei­ther a hard Brexit or no deal.

Peace in Ire­land would be en­dan­gered.

Al­most ev­ery as­pect of our lives would be ad­versely af­fected, espe­cially food prices, se­cu­rity and med­i­cal care.

As Coun­cil­lor Rod Fletcher of Cheshire East Coun­cil has warned: “The poor­est peo­ple would be worst hit if we leave with a no deal Brexit.”

We all make mis­takes. The Brexit vote was a huge one, but it need not be fi­nal or fa­tal. Bri­tain de­serves a sec­ond chance. Mar­garet Brown Name and ad­dress sup­plied

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