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Do your fellow Brits a favour. Stop going on holiday | Simon Jenkins

We’re addicted to travel, and the government is our pusher, tempting us into ever more hellish journeys

I’m in a hurry. You’re in my way. They are bloody tourists. My journey is vital, yours discretionary and theirs absurdly unnecessary. Transport policy has always been the orchestration of selfishness. This coming week, travel to Europe’s most popular air destinations will apparently be hell. “Security” will mean hours of queues at immigration, though the delays seem curiously aimed at non-Schengen nationals, notably the British, in a foretaste of hard Brexit to come.

Meanwhile, staycationers must face the torment of holiday roadworks on a motorway …read more

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