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Lindy McDowell

If this is Brexit’s ‘grace period’ I’d hate to see a graceless one

Lindy McDowell



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With retail closed, there's not much point issuing vouchers which would allow us to nobly boost the retail industry

With retail closed, there's not much point issuing vouchers which would allow us to nobly boost the retail industry

With retail closed, there's not much point issuing vouchers which would allow us to nobly boost the retail industry

Don't be worrying your head about all those disturbing reports of food shortages in the shops, logjam at the ports, chaotic Brexit bureaucracy and millions being lost by businesses. According to Jacob Rees-Mogg, we have bigger fish to fry.

"The key thing," he told the Commons this week, "is that we've got our fish back. They're now British fish and they're happier and better for it."

The happiness of haddock is all very well. Pigs have less to feel cheery about. Percy Pig in particular.


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