Do not panic, the government is building refrigerators to keep patients safe in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

In an emergency: If there are bottlenecks in Dover due to customs controls, British Heath Secretary Matt Hancock has assured people that they do not have to fill their own refrigerators with insulin, as the government will do it for them.

The way Hancock delivered the news about Robert Peston's political ITV chat show is one of those bizarre aspects of Brexit that reminds you of the madness of the whole venture.

Health and Social Affairs Minister Matt Hancock said there was no panic

Hancock's bedding style clumsily sat next to Brexit secretary Dominic Raab
Moving in, he "did not quite understand" until he took the job, how much Britain relies on the canal ports to keep our supermarket shelves stacked.

What did he vote for when he supported Brexit in the referendum? Did not he realize that we are an island nation?

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The problem is, as we hover in the waiting room for the biggest break in British history since World War II, the sense of disaster in the government is normal.

Politicians shrug their shoulders when they ask what's going to happen. It is, as I said, an elderly relative in the hospital.

Inquire about the chances of a deal with the EU and you said, "Oh, a little better this morning, but it was an uncomfortable night."

Over the next few days, the condition of the patient should change dramatically.

With last-minute diplomacy mixed across Europe, May will invite the Cabinet – possibly already on Saturday – to approve a deal.

They have seen most of it, except for the answer to the Irish border question – for which there is no solution. If Brexit ever needed a lesson on Britain's position in the world, Ireland has provided it.

With the muscle power of the EU, Ireland has not yielded its centimeter to its former imperial ruler and insisted on an open border, even though the alternative of a no deal would severely damage its own economy.

It now looks as though the entire UK will remain in the Customs Union, at least temporarily, forever, and the EU's rules without a say. Somehow, this has to be sold as a "withdrawal of control" to a shared cabinet.

The math in the commons makes it impossible to calculate what might happen next. Ministers are pale at the prospect of a no. Even if they have bought up all the refrigerators in the Argos warehouse, they know that the country is completely unprepared.

In fact, the sheer catastrophe of a no-deal Brexit, as Raab has just realized, will be the strongest May card.

No deal is just unthinkable.

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Well, this side of the English Channel is. Indeed, a bit of a standstill in Kent could actually help French President Emanuel Macron fend off the anti-EU front-line nation next year. There is always the other side to think about.

Speaking of SNP MPs, they may be comfortable in the opposition, but Labor has to come up with something
alternative plan. Accept half of May's house that nobody likes, and they carry the historic blame for Brexit.

The refusal of the game and the press conference for a second referendum threatened to deepen the UK divisions with a solid legal game.

There is no end to this chaos and a few light moments.

But if you missed it, you need to get involved in BBC Alba's Eòrpa special on Brexit, just to hear former Downing Street spinner Alastair Campbell take that national humiliation.

Campbell, who relies on the memory of his Tiree-born father, summarizes Brexit as a "cluster book".

It is the word of the week, if not the age.



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