This is Iain Martin’s weekly newsletter, exclusively for Reaction subscribers

There is no full newsletter this week. It’s a bank holiday weekend and there are other issues (see bottom item).

But before I go, to see old friends gathering for a glorious wedding in the Scottish borders, a couple of quick thoughts.

Britain needs to get richer again. I know what the response will be from those of you who voted not to leave the European Union. We should have thought of this when voting for Brexit.