In his new book, Jeremy Black traces the history of Britain’s relations with the Continent, and how it bears on the Brexit debate.
If you don’t like what the Treasury’s up to, criticise the Chancellor, who’s accountable for it – not those who work for him, who aren’t.
Each side in the Brexit debate regards its position as the only one a sane person could take, while the other side’s arguments are madly exaggerated and provocative.
The big lesson of Ivan Rogers’s resignation is that they must adapt to the cultural sea-change that last year’s referendum is bringing about.
The new Brexit Department will lead on Europe. The new Trade Department will lead on trade. Morale in King Charles Street will be 20,000 leagues under the sea.