UK government publishes no-deal Brexit scenarios predicting disorder

A ‘no-deal’ Brexit could snarl cross-Channel trade routes, disrupting supplies of medicines and fresh food while protests spread across Britain,…

A ‘no-deal’ Brexit could snarl cross-Channel trade routes, disrupting supplies of medicines and fresh food while protests spread across Britain, according to a worst-case scenario reluctantly released by the government on Wednesday. The “Operation Yellowhammer” assumptions, prepared six weeks ago just days after Boris Johnson became prime minister, form the basis of government no-deal planning.

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