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Writing About Brexit: The Russia Report

EdinburghEye on Ko-FiThis was first posted on Facebook on 15th September 2020, with support from my Ko-Fi network.

As of about 8 this evening, Boris Johnson has a 79-seat majority in the House of Commons.

This is not because a Tory MP has died or voted against the government.

This is, ultimately, because of the Russia Report.

To recap: the Intelligence and Security Committee of the UK Parliament was responsible for researching and publishing a report on Russian interference into the UK’s EU referendum in 2016. The report took years. It was completed – all security checks and clearances done, ready for the Prime Minister’s sign-off – in October 2019.
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