This website hosts material circulated earlier to a restricted number of selected Parliamentary, industrial and City figures, together with other interested parties.

The list of those with "first look" is by invitation, with numbers kept low so that enquiries get immediate replies.

Please click the button below for my view of the position in the first week after Brexit was promised.

May goes rogue

The graphic below illustrates the proportion of those wishing for a longer or shorter extension. May is now presiding over policies which pave the way for the EU to impose the former. Such departures take her well beyond the limits of her support in her parliamentary party, the Cabinet or the country at large. This threatens a bad outcome - not so much for Brexit, as for the reputation of the country's arrangements for representative democracy.