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Bruno Le Maire will remain at Bercy, managing the ministry of "Economy, Finance and Industrial and Digital Sovereignty".

It is difficult to imagine any Minster being appointed to a Ministry with such a title in the UK, given the complete absence of an industrial strategy there.

Perhaps the nearest equivalent is the appointment of Jacob Rees-Mogg as "Minister for Brexit Opportunities and government efficiency", a title which makes "Yes Minister" look like a serious historical documentary.

And Rees-Mogg knows a lot about Brexit opportunities. He has set up two hedge funds in Dublin. He also knows a lot about government efficiency: Not for nothing has he been known as "the Honourable Member for the 18th century."

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