Sacha Berendji also told a House of Lords committee that M&S had faced increased costs and wastage due to new rules and administration.
Britain has delayed imposing its full post-Brexit import controls on goods from the European Union again, pushing it back until the end of next year, saying it did not want to add more fuel to fast-rising inflation.
Food bank charity Trussell Trust warns rise in prices will lead to more families relying on grocery handouts 16/02/2022
Three food parcels are handed out to struggling households every minute, as Tesco boss warns worst of supermarket price rises are ‘yet to come’.
Shoppers said basic fruit and vegetables were missing in supermarkets across the country.
Brexit and Covid blamed for shortages.
Britain has been outside the EU’s legal regime for a year and has faced a number of impacts.
Brexit: The crisis that must not be named 04/11/2021
Now that Brexit has been ‘done’, the British government is refusing to talk about it. But the rapidly escalating crisis in the UK has everything to do with the country’s departure from the EU. The opposition, meanwhile, has gone awol.
ONE third of Scots say empty supermarket shelves and closed petrol station forecourts boost the case for Scotland to restore freedom of movement with the EU as an independent nation.
Brexit has made supply chain "bottlenecks" worse in the UK, according to the independent financial watchdog that provides the government with data.
Analysts in Europe say Britain committed “Anglo-Saxon suicide” when it voted for Brexit.
The image of empty shelves is being incorrectly linked to Brexit. Carrefour's supply chain has been hit amid a strike at its logistics provider.
Lines of cars snake from gasoline stations. Fights break out among angry motorists trying to get fuel. Grocery staples are out of stock on store shelves. A charity warns that doubling heating bills will force a million households to rely on extra blankets to stay warm.
Lord David Frost will declare 'the long bad dream of EU membership is over' amid punch-ups on petrol forecourts, empty supermarket shelves and warnings thousands of pigs will be dumped in skips.
At gas stations, there’s fuel rationing and hours-long lineups. At the supermarket, there’s sometimes no milk or meat, and warnings that Christmas turkeys may be unavailable – along with Christmas trees and many popular toys. Building materials are so scarce that construction sites have shut down.
Neale Richmond: Boris' Brexit is the real cause of the haulage and energy crisis in Britain 30/09/2021
EMPTY SUPERMARKET SHELVES, queues at petrol stations and pumps running dry is far from what one would expect from Britain in 2021.
This is the real cost of Brexit - SNP 28/09/2021
People, businesses and communities are now paying a heavy price for a hard Brexit we never voted for, imposed by a Tory government we never voted for. / Here’s a rolling list of the impacts of Brexit.
Ministers are saying “this won’t be as bad as the winter of discontent”. I dread to think what they’ll promise next.
With inflation set to rise, alongside the cost of shopping and transport, the economic fallout will squeeze Britons’ budgets.
UK’s exit from EU ‘no doubt will have been a factor’, transport secretary concedes.
Brexit impact ‘will get worse’ with supermarket shop to cost more and some EU products vanishing from shelves 23/09/2021
The full impact of Brexit on both businesses and consumers will not be felt until next year with shortages set to worsen in sectors ranging from food to building materials, a leading customs expert has claimed, writes David Parsley.
‘The kingdom of empty shelves’: European newspapers blame Brexit for UK supply chain crisis 24/09/2021
Continent’s press liken situation to 1970s Winter of Discontent and ‘boycotted Cuba’.
Boris Johnson believed to have overruled ministers unwilling to compromise on post-Brexit immigration as forecourt queues mount
Brexit impact ‘will get worse’ with supermarket shop to cost more and some EU products vanishing from shelves 21/09/2021
A leading customs expert who predicted the truck driver shortage and issues causes by the sea border in the Irish Sea believe delayed bureaucratic customs laws will lead to meats, fruit and vegetables from the EU being too costly to import.
Former Sainsbury’s boss says Brexit will have a bigger impact than Covid on food and drink 17/09/2021
‘In two years’ time you are all going to realise Brexit was bigger news than Covid,’ warns Justin King.
Marks & Spencer (M&S) is to close 11 franchise stores that it currently runs in partnership with SFH in France, as a result of the changes that came about with the post-Brexit EU and UK trade deal.