English: Oliver Letwin MP, Minister of State, Cabinet Office (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Marina Hyde writes an alarming op-ed in the Guardian. She maintains that reassuringly, the man in charge of the government’s ‘Brexit unit’ is the go-to guy for not having a clue.
Source: Toto has pulled back the Brexit curtain to reveal – oh dear! – Oliver Letwin | Marina Hyde | Opinion | The Guardian
The article is broadly critical of Letwin’s career but asserts that he’s an insider.
More alarmingly, Letwin, responsible for Cabinet Office, didn’t plan for Brexit because it wasn’t government policy.
For years the Cabinet Office has been big on preaching across government as to best practice. But surely somebody at the Cabinet Office has heard of risk analysis and contingency planning?