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UK's worst-case no-deal Brexit plan warns of food shortages, public disorder

Reuters | London | Updated: 12-09-2019 00:49 IST | Created: 12-09-2019 00:46 IST
UK's worst-case no-deal Brexit plan warns of food shortages, public disorder
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The British government's plans for a no-deal Brexit warn of severe disruption to cross-Channel routes, hitting the supply of medicines and certain types of fresh foods, and say that protests and counter-protests will take place across the country, accompanied by a possible rise in public disorder.

The "Operation Yellowhammer" worst-case assumptions published on Wednesday were prepared on August 2, the government said, and form the basis of its no-deal planning.

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