If I were to become Prime Minister of the UK I would suspend Brexit pending a new vote and a mandate for EU renegotiation. However, as I am not Prime Minister then yes it is highly likely the UK will fail post-Brexit.
PM May will not listen and that alone will fail the U.K. PM May could make a very good Prime Minister but the DNA of May seems to act very stubbornly when her own ideas are questioned and in go the May Heels.
The U.K is about to lost 27 trading partners. 27 who are on the doorstep of the UK. The U.K’s new trading partners are not on the doorstep, they have very different cultures and weather patterns and it will cost a lot to get our goods to them.
The sun no longer shines on the great British Empire. The doors are closed to the UK and the UK does not have the money to prise them open. PM May should go back to the People and seek a mandate to pause Brexit pending an involved and extensive attempt to renegotiate the UK terms of trade with the EU and the method by which EU Directives are implemented.
The U.K is full and the NHS has no spare beds. On that point alone the UK has a case for the European Courts to severely limit immigration – I would impose an 18 month moratorium pending a full review of the UK ability to absorb any more limitless (as the EU is) immigration.
It is possible to go it alone but PM May will need to form a new Economic Bloc in order to compete against that of the E.U. That will not be easy as China and Russia are also seeking new partners. The U.S. needs Europe more than it needs the U.K which is why President Trump has spent more time in France than the U.K.
The UK’s future is that of Europe’s. We may be an island nation but we are also a continent of people.