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Released ‘Operation Yellowhammer' docs suggest delays & rising prices in ‘worst case' no-deal Brexit

Posted On: Sep 11, 2019   |   Posted By: RT

Released ‘Operation Yellowhammer' docs suggest delays & rising prices in ‘worst case' no-deal Brexit

A no-deal Brexit could mean months of border delays and rising prices of food, medicine and electricity, according to a document released by the British government detailing its “worst case” scenario plans for leaving the EU.
Losing out to opposition MPs in a vote earlier this week, the government was forced to publish the six-page document on Wednesday. It frames the Brexit preparations, dubbed “Operation Yellowhammer, ” and lays out a number of projections for what a no-deal exit could mean.
You have to read it to believe it. Yellowhammer pic.twitter.com/JGcOOrwviV - Jolyon Rubinstein September 11, 2019
The document covers 20 “worst case planning assumptions,” including price increases and supply disruptions in fuel, medicine, food and electricity - which it predicts will “disproportionately” affect “low-income groups.”
A “rise in public disorder” is also expected in the case of a no-deal Brexit, which will “take place across the UK and may absorb significant amounts of police resource...

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