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Brexit, for the record

UK in a Changing Europe’s Brexit Witness Archive brings together the experiences of the people that shaped the Brexit process: the campaigners, the politicians, the civil servants and the officials that were involved in the process of the United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union.

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It was a caricature to say the civil service was irredeemably Remain. It wasn't, and definitely the Home Office wasn't.
Mark Sedwill
Barnier made no secret of the fact that he didn't enjoy interacting with Northern Ireland Unionist politicians.
Julian King
Above all else, I want to see honesty to farmers about the road that they are on from our political leaders.
Minette Batters
We referred to ourselves as a start-up, like 10 or 15 people trying to find a computer and an office.
Stefaan De Rynck
It's hard for people who want to export to the EU. It just is. And I resent the fact that people are nobody is honest about that.
Amber Rudd
I always said that if it came to the European elections, any party that stood in them for Brexit would win hands down.
Claire Fox

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