I walked from Liverpool to London. Brexit was no surprise

Thatcherism devastated communities throughout industrial England that have never recovered. Their pain explains why people voted to leave in the EU referendum ‘Stafford, Cannock, Wolverhampton (pictured here in 1961). Different towns, same message: “There’s no decent work”; “the politicians don’t care about us”; “we’ve been forgotten”.’ Photograph: David Bagnall/Rex ShutterstockOn 2 May this year, I … Continue reading I walked from Liverpool to London. Brexit was no surprise