A post-Brexit Ireland could learn from Hong Kong system

But the Hong Kong experience - eventually implemented in 1997 - offers a particularly interesting comparator for future Irish-Anglo relationships. Hong Kong has long been characterised as ‘one country, two systems’ 
SO the United Kingdom constitutional model is dead. Scotland is sprinting towards ‘Scexit’. Westminster is in turmoil. Sterling is floundering. The Labour and Tory leaderships are riven by factions and incompetence. The next British prime minister will be dictated solely by Tory party members. And last week’s Brexit vote now copper-fastens indefinite instability. It’s notable that younger voters overwhelmingly backed ‘remain’. But, just as significantly, the majority backing Brexit was cross-sectional, cross-party and cross-class (including [...]

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