I’m in no-deal planning ops. Here’s a briefing from our Whitehall bunker | Anonymous

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My fellow civil servants in Operation Yellowhammer are mainly young, resourceful – and surprisingly chipper

Inside the gurgling, labyrinthine large intestine of Operation Yellowhammer, the government’s multibillion-pound scheme to prepare for a no-deal Brexit, we’ve been working hard. But we’ve also been waiting for weeks for the government to fully activate Yellowhammer, just as other bits of government have been waiting for the launch of Project Redfold, Operation Brock, Operation Kingfisher and other initiatives named after Hotel California guest ales.

Just as you’ve been waiting, we civil servants wait, too, in a sort of zombie fugue state, to be told what happens next

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