As the deadline for requesting an extension to the transition period approaches, so the attempts by all those jolly Brexiteers to divert attention from the fun and games that would accompany a no-deal Brexit intensify. And to show that the silly season has come early this year, alleged peer Digby Jones has joined calls for Her Majesty’s loyal subjects to open their wallets to raise a trifling £100 million for a new Royal Yacht.has reported, adding “Lord Jones said he hoped that the Duke of Cambridge would get on board with the plans”, an implicit admission that Prince Charles has already passed on the idea. So the proposal is going nowhere.
Why is the Telegraph losing sales so rapidly? I couldn’t possibly comment.