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Brexitglöden has gone out in Basildon
Brexitglöden has gone out in the Basildon

the Uk's brexitavtal hangs in the air. But in the EU-sceptic industrial town of Basildon, it is get that raise of the eyebrows for it. Here, the TT of disinterest and apathy around everything related to brexit.

It is only three degrees above freezing and the little presentkiosken on the square in Basildon is completely open towards the street. But the shop owner Faith Allingham says she does not freeze.

the Secret is here, she says to TT's envoy and points to a varmluftsfläkt at their feet.

at the same time as the Uk's 62-year-old prime minister Theresa May is flying around Europe in search of a solution to their brexitproblem waiting the two years younger Allingham on the day's first customer. What May make she is not particularly interested in.

– to be honest I'm indifferent. It becomes as it gets.

the prime minister has postponed the parlamentsomröstningen on the proposal to utträdesavtal with the EU does not lessen the feeling of indifference. But it adds to the anxiety all the time and lurking.

" You feel vulnerable. You don't know what to buy, how it will be with the mortgage loan. People are very uncertain about all of it. It is not in our hands, " says Faith Allingham.

She voted to stay in the EU in the referendum in 2016. Just over two years later, she feels done with the whole subject.

" I don't want to hear more about it.

Basildon centre, in grey. It consists of low buildings of brick and concrete around a large shopping mall. It is barely five miles to the parliament in Westministerpalatset in central London but in many ways a different world.

All of the counties of Essex voted in favour of the brexit in a referendum. Here in Basildon to leave the EU-side 68.6 percent of the votes.

But the TT meets no brexitglöd on the straight streets that form a grid in the city centre. Like Faith Allingham are many tired of the whole thing. Several do not even feel that the vote in parliament has been postponed.

On a bench outside a lågprisaffär sits spouses Gemma and Dave Karey with their daughter, Jess. They are not impressed by the politicians in London, but not particularly upset.

"I wish they had come up with something more concrete at this point," says 31-year-old Dave Karey.

Both he and his wife voted in the referendum in 2016.

"We voted well both to leave," says 27-year-old Gemma Karey requester and turns against her husband. It felt like the best option at the time.

since Then they have both the time to change themselves and stop caring.

"I think brexit will be set," says Dave Karey.

At a fast food restaurant inside in Basildon shopping center sits the 20-year-old Sydney Bundred with two friends. She believes that brexit will be yet, but it will take several years.

" Maybe five, tracks.

Sydney Bundred voted to stay but says that she also has stopped caring. Why she and many others feel so she can't really answer.

" In all honesty, I don't know. We are just tired of the whole thing.

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