I served under 3 excellent and loyal (though very different) UK Permanent Representatives to the EU.
Two of them have now been publicly vilified and forced out by Brexiters simply for doing their jobs.
The third is now a deputy to Mark Carney, who Brexiters have publicly vilified and attempted to force out simply for doing his job.
Olly Robbins, the lead negotiator in Brexit negotiations, has been publicly vilified by Brexiters simply for doing his job throughout, and is leaving the Civil Service for the Private Sector.
There has been a concerted campaign by Brexiters against Mark Sedwill, the Cabinet Secretary, simply for doing his job, in part in an attempt to stop him being appointed as Darroch’s successor.
The frog is being boiled.
The purge is already underway.
P.S. Those three PermReps I served under have each done more for the UK’s interests and prosperity that the whole of the ERG and UKIP 2.0 ltd. combined have or ever will do.
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