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Government confusion over Brexit means our world class civil service is going to waste

A Rolls Royce being driven by drunks

By Anand Menon  

Photo: Ye Pingfan/Xinhua News Agency/PA Images

A picture, they say, paints a thousand words. And a recent—much discussed—photo certainly seemed to bear this out. A shot of David Davis sitting opposite his EU counterparts at the launch of Brexit negotiations on 17th July caused something of a twitter storm. Conservative columnist Fraser Nelson hit out at the amount of paperwork EU officials had taken to a welcome meeting. Others moaned that the picture revealed the UK’s lack of preparation, a…

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