We will be even more of a laughing stock if we back pedal now. There are a number of inaccuracies in that article which make the argument not very sustainable. The worst thing is a years delay because the uncertainty is causing enormous damage. In a years time I honestly don’t think we’ll be any further forward. The powers that be will still be sat round wringing their hands. May’s capitulation is a humiliation. The deal is an absolute disaster. Despite my conviction of the benefits of leave I’d rather stay than have that deal, but frankly I think that’s what they are after.