There is an awful lot of reluctance to take Brexit forward, at least 48% of the population voted against it for starters.
Since the referendum last June the state of worldwide politics has shifted dramatically. Who would have thought Donald Trump would be President of the US?
Who would have envisaged the young Macron to be French President?
The biggest problem with the referendum was that it did not take into account time, flexibility and change which are essential elements of our lives.
To pick one day in June 2016 to decide the future of our ship, as if it were stuck on a sandbank was reckless and foolish. The ship could be towed inshore but is set on a course toward turbulent, uncharted waters into unknown territory.