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'All-consuming' Brexit dictates - and jeopardises - May's agenda

As politicians thrash out the terms of a Brexit deal with Brussels, civil servants in Britain are facing up to a mammoth administrative task that risks crowding out anything else. Members of the public body charged with promoting social mobility quit en masse last weekend, with its chairman Alan Milburn warning that ministers did not have the "necessary bandwidth" to address the issue.
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