Former Civil Service Chiefs Vote Against Brexit

If anyone is still wondering why Brexiters think the civil service is working against Brexit, take a look at this. As the Times’ Henry Zeffman points out, every living former civil service Cabinet Secretary voted against the government on the customs union last night. As did three former permanent secretaries at the Foreign Office and the former permanent secretary at the Treasury. Our former civil service chiefs voting directly against the will of the 52%…




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Dominic Raab wrote in his letter of resignation…

“This is, at its heart, a matter of public trust,” he told the PM, concluding: “I cannot reconcile the terms of the proposed deal with the promises we made to the country in our manifesto at the last election… I believe that the regulatory regime proposed for Northern Ireland presents a very real threat to the integrity of the United Kingdom. I cannot support an indefinite backstop arrangement, where the EU holds a veto over our ability to exit…”

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