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They don't care about N. Ireland and the political declaration is non-binding anyway. Some are already talking about using any deal as just a stepping stone to a "clean break" later on - and using Ireland as an example - whereby Ireland got a v. partial independence (less N. Ireland, Treaty Ports, land annuities) in 1922 and then became fully independent and out of the Commonwealth in 1948. Some are even saying they would vote for May's deal as is if it were brought back before the Commons. Expectations have gradually become lower and lower...

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