The Brexit Mess
The UK has a government department for exiting the European union it is called Dexeu and it appears to be in turmoil. The FT ran an article this morning which paints a picture of chaos, David Jones a senior minister at Dexeu was sacked by Mrs May on Monday without David Davis the Brexit minister being informed. George Bridges, who was in charge of getting Brexit legislation through the houses of parliament resigned on Tuesday here is a quote from the FT
“Bridges is said to have quit on policy grounds, convinced Brexit couldn’t work,” said one Whitehall figure. “There is some disarray.”
David Davies the leader of Dexeu lost two more key aides when his parliamentary secretary lost his seat in the general election amd his special advisor quit suddenly without explanation.
Dominic Cummings who was the planner behind the leave campaign tweeted
‘Top Whitehall officials are screaming that DEXU is a total shambles and disaster is likely’
To add to this sense of chaos we have a wounded prime minister making a deal with the DUP to keep herself in power, it is worth noting that she called the election to give herself more power. We are getting an understanding of what motivates Mrs May and it is not the good of the UK.
It is almost impossible to see the UK being able to negotiate a deal, time is being wasted, remember she started the 2 year time frame before the election and appears to be completely changing her view of what type of Brexit she wants. The new people at Dexu are pro Europeans not the hard Brexiters who have left, anything to stay in power Mrs May?
The deal with the extreme politics of the DUP, going against the goodfriday agreement, makes it near impossible to get any sort of meaningful legislation passed and it reduces Mrs Mays authority even further with all living former Prime Ministers cautioning against the deal.
It is hard to escape the view that the UK is heading for a chaotic Exit from the EU.
The Economic Mess
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