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The real threat posed by Brexit

While politicians squabble and economists fret, the real threat posed by the Leave vote is going unaddressed and young people are among those who could suffer the most, fears SecEd editor Pete Henshaw

Two weeks on from the referendum on the European Union and the government is in turmoil, the nation waits with anxiety and uncertainty, and despicable incidents of racism and prejudice are continuing to emerge.

You will have heard all the arguments, anger, dissection and analysis since June 23 and I don’t want to repeat everything here. This being SecEd, I am somewhat obliged to focus on education and young people…

However, regular readers of my editorials will be able to guess my view and I can say that I have never known feelings of such anger (and for that matter anxiety) as I have felt in recent days. I, like many others, am very worried for our future.

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