David Davis’s ignorance: now that’s what I call health and safety madness | Polly Toynbee

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The Brexiters already want to drive a coach and horses through environmental standards – and they haven’t even taken us over the cliff edge yet

Are you still reeling from yesterday’s shock revelation that the government has done no Brexit impact assessments on anything – zilch, nothing? That doesn’t mean the information doesn’t exist, only that David Davis has gone out his way to not ask for it.

Away from Westminster, every anxious industry and professional body is scenario-planning for worst and least-worst outcomes. But it’s not easy when the cabinet, in 18 long months since the vote, has never discussed the destination it is hurtling towards.

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