Sunday February 23, 2020

Brexit is moving on and our politicians are falling behind

The implications of Britain’s departure from the EU have gone largely overlooked in this election. That could prove costly

31st January, 2020
Joseph Afrane marks Britain’s departure from the EU outside the British Houses of Parliament today. Picture: AFP via Getty Images

In the middle of the Brexit hurricanes and floods of the last three years, there were some funny moments. Like the makers of Bisto gravy promising to stockpile in case of a hard Brexit. Or the residents of Woodhall Spa producing a fake government letter saying that the Lincolnshire village had been chosen to offer uninterrupted supplies of Viagra in the event of a no-deal Brexit as part of “Operation Pencil Lead”. Or the famous...

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