The good news is that the UK has a study on the impact of Brexit on the insurance industry.
The bad news is that it refuses to release the study to anyone, including MPs.
The Department for Exiting the EU claims that releasing the report may undermine the UK’s negotiation position with the EU.
The EU has many position papers that are open to all as they see it as an aid to negotiation.
Insurers and brokers who negotiate day in day out may think that on its track record so far the government could not negotiate its way out of a paper bag.
Chief negotiator David Davis is still trying to find Czechoslovakia.