First and foremost, we are democrats. The SDP stands behind the 2016 referendum mandate. We consider the nation state to be the upper limit of democracy. The European Union is not and never will be a social democratic enterprise.
- We support ratification of the new Withdrawal Agreement so long as that can be achieved by January 31,2020. If it cannot be then we must leave the EU on that date without a deal. Our departure from the EU must not be further delayed.
- A public inquiry will be held into the conduct of Brexit preparations and negotiations by Her Majesty’s Government, to encompass the behaviour and conduct of key political figures such as former prime ministers.