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‘It’s Brexit payback’ Economists lay into Theresa May over General Election nightmare


Dennis Snower is harshly criticizesing Theresa May for populistic solgans and a lack of a brexit strategy

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(...) The President of the Institute for World Economy in Kiel, Dennis Snower, had harsh words for the Conservative leader who failed to secure a mandate from the British people in yesterday’s election. He said: “The election outcome is the payback for Theresa May's populist slogans, her lack of Brexit strategy and the snap elections, which were only held because of a power-political calculus." Mr Snower added that the results were also "a vote against a hard Brexit that May loudly propagated but which was never the subject of the original Brexit vote". 

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