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What the ambassador saw

Ivan Rogers has revealed what we suspected—the government has no clue about Brexit, says Tom Brake

By Tom Brake  

Thierry Roge European Union handout/EPA

This is the most important juncture in the recent history of our country. A moment when clarity and vision are needed more than ever. And yet yesterday, Ivan Rogers resigned his position as Britain’s ambassador to the European Union. In his resignation letter, he implied that the Conservative government is bogged down in “ill-founded arguments” and “muddled thinking” and called on his former colleagues to “speak truth to power.” It is being reported that Tim Barrow,…

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