Entries by Rowan Jackson

Brexit: time for a cold dash of reality

Recently, I went to an event where a government minister was talking. As it was a “Chatham House” rules event, I cannot say who the minister was or from what department. The essence of the minister’s reply to a question on Brexit, was that 90% of the stuff talked about in the press, by commentators, industrialists and by other politicians would have no influence whatsoever on the negotiations or the result.