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Luuk Jacobs

It remains completely speculative at the moment as to what the outcome of Brexit by March 2019 will be. Nevertheless a quick check to see what the view in the asset management industry is by participating in this poll.

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Andy Milner

Can I vote for "Option 4 - No Brexit"? I still think it is a realistic possibility - and would have a high probability if the Leader of the Opposition wasn't a life-long eurosceptic.

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Luuk Jacobs

I would think that at the moment there is no politician brave enough to steer it in that direction. May has been able to move the discussion to a softer (but not necessarily soft) Brexit. A No Brexit would I believe only be possible through either another referendum or re-elections. Even the last options would not necessarily change the Tory government as the opposition seems so week (and yes its leader is eurosceptic)

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Jonathan Max

@AndyMilner. Whether there should be 'No Brexit' is a fair view perhaps; given what we know now vs what we were (completely incorrectly) informed at the time of the referendum vote is simply astonishing. 

Just say, 2 large organisations consider to merge; If there is some agreement in principle, then next follows significant due diligence before a final vote and decision is taken.

There should at least be an option for the British public to take a vote now; now we have more clarity (in relative terms!) on what Brexit actually means.

So what if Article 50 was triggered, given there is no precedent; I'm sure with some meeting of minds it could be 'untriggered'...

 

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Luuk Jacobs

Even with according to YouGov public opinion around Brexit is a bit of a mixed bag if I read it. To get to a stage where there would be another vote of the people, there needs to be political willingness and prime minister courage. As long as that is not there, the likelihood of No Brexit, I believe is minimal.

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