- Wed Sep 20, 2017 11:15 am
The thing is, it's not the politicians that do the real negotiating, it's the civil servants, infinitely brighter than the MPs, in manifold meetings with their counterparts that will get the job done. What the civil servants need is a sense of what we actually want from the talks. It's then up to them to get it. So far, that's been the stumbling block.