I have finally figured out, we are in Brexit hell. It doesn't matter which deal or no deal is arrived at this is not going to stop.... There is, quite literally, no end to this madness....
Well then, rest assured your government is functioning exactly the way all governments do.
Distract, delay and scare the populace while ensuring the sick system stays on life support. Just tap your feet to the "beep, beep, beep".
And, of course, the bureaucracy is expanding to meet the needs of the expanding bureaucracy.