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Conservative backbench rebels have claimed to have sufficient numbers to threaten the government and want more concessions. Whilst I do not support the Brexit result, I do believe that the lack of unity in our government will only lead to further uncertainty and weakness, perhaps we should now focus on obtaining a good deal? What do you think?

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Nicola Sturgeon has made it clear at the conference and television interviews result of Brexit has further fuelled national desire for independence, given 60% of Scotland voted remain. Despite the 2014 result of non-independence, do you think that Brexit will lead to an independent Scotland eventually?

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Just as a topic for conversation, this is a topic I have a lot of views about, and tends to be fairly controversial in discussion. Should the voting age be lowered to 16, and would this have made a difference during the Brexit referendum? Whilst on one side, I think the share of young people with sufficient political knowledge to make an informed decision on a referendum, and disengagement from politics is common amongst young people, is this no different than a large share of older...

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by Rebecca Crossland
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Undoubtedly, the outcome of the EU referendum was a result of voters being uninformed of Brexit. This should have been anticipated due to the outright lack of mandatory political education before the choice for some at post-16 level. Whilst the imposition of a referendum on the topic gave the electorate a feeling of choice and inclusion in the outcome, public opinion for most will have been shaped by the stark misinformation and irresponsible campaigning dispersed by both sides of the...

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It could be considered necessary by some that as a nation we should ban this form of fearmongering and misinformation utilised to provoke emotion and shape public opinion. Some form of regulation and checking of the facts nationally campaigned could possibly be introduced to ensure that the opinions that we formulate are based on objective facts rather than deviations from political truths. However, part of me considers that given politics is non-mandatory through secondary education,...

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Rebecca Crossland

Liverpool, United Kingdom

Joined this community on May 15, 2018

Bio I am a Liverpool sixth form student who is studying economics, government and politics and psychology at A level. In 2019, I aspire to study Philosophy, Politics and Economics at university.

What age category are you in?
16-18

What gender do you identify as?
Female

What nationality are you? (you may list more than one)
White British

Which town or city do you live in?
Liverpool, Merseyside

Highest level of education
High School Graduate

Other qualifications
None

Employment status
Student

Attitude towards Brexit
Bad

If you are a student, which school/college/university are you at
The Belvedere Academy

Do you think there should be a second referendum on Brexit?
No

Have developments since the 2016 Brexit Referendum made you feel
No Change

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