This blog is taking a break

This page won't be updated for some time while I'm on maternity leave.

If you want to follow the latest goings on with Brexit and more, you can read Newsnight's Nick Watt's blog and Mark Urban's.

There will also be someone covering economics and business for Newsnight in my absence - to be announced in due course.

In the meantime, merry Christmas - and best wishes for 2019.

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