Adonis on Brexit: ‘No mandarin backs May. Government has broken down’

Adonis on Brexit: ‘No mandarin backs May. Government has broken down’
Andrew Adonis, in first full interview since his resignation, says Theresa May’s cabinet has landed Whitehall with a ‘nervous breakdown’

Andrew Adonis was in church in the Austrian village of Alpbach on Christmas Day when he decided to step down as chair of the national infrastructure commission. The Alpine air had cleared his mind and led him to what he had suspected for some weeks might be his eventual decision.

In a nutshell, he had realised his differences with Theresa May’s government were simply too profound. It was time to break free: “I decided in the middle of mass that I was going to resign. When I was skiing the following day I started writing the letter of resignation in my mind while looking out over the Austrian Alps. I was thinking to myself that there may just be a better future.”

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Source: Guardian Transport

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