'If Brexit were a film, it would be at the point where pages were being ripped off a calendar in a frenzy.
Tick, tock, goes the clock, as we get nearer to the day we were told was either the end of the beginning or beginning of the end. Only trouble is, March 29 is nothing but a plot device.
The fact is, Brexit is off. When the nation finally realises this is a false ending you're going to see a lot of people avoiding the blame while you wonder why you've got to sit through any more of this tripe.
So allow me to explain.
We have had one meaningful vote, which achieved nothing meaningful. Next Monday Theresa May will present us with Plan B, which is exactly the same as Plan A but has had the 'A' Tipp-exed out. A second meaningful vote is scheduled for next Tuesday, in which Theresa will probably find she has negotiated her walloping, earlier defeat down to being a slightly-less walloping second defeat.
At this point, there will be fewer than 30 sitting days left for Parliament to pass all the legislation needed to Brexit with Theresa's deal. They might be able to increase it to 40 or so if they cancel half-term and Fridays.
To Brexit calmly and cleanly on March 29, in those 40 days Parliament must pass 9 Parliamentary bills and amend 600 other bits of legislation.
Now, that's a squeeze at the best of times. When the legislation involves things which make the whole nation argue furiously without coming to any agreement, it's going to be near-impossible.
Added to that, passing ANY laws under ANY circumstances in just 40 days - for debates in both the Commons and Lords, committee stages for detailed scrutiny, and several votes - is unwise to say the least.
That's how mistakes get made. They spent 6 months on the EU Referendum Bill, and cocked it up royally.'
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