Wild spending on Brexit preparations makes good political theatre, but it won’t protect us from the impact of no deal. / The civil servant works in a Whitehall department and is part of Operation Yellowhammer.
Operation Yellowhammer begins as government pressures MPs to back Boris Johnson’s deal.
Richard Porritt, Steve Anglesey and Mia Jankowicz return for yet more Brexit fun. The trio ponder the Yellowhammer documents, explore whether the PM could end up behind bars and settle the age-old argument 'gilet or body warmer?'
No-deal Brexit: Tens of thousands of lorries with 'wrong paperwork' to be turned away at ports, secret government documents reveal 17/09/2019
Ministers accused of 'fiddling the figures' to disguise chaos from HGVs being prevented from reaching the border in the first place.
“Our shelves are empty ... and at this point we are absolutely desperate for donations."
The [Yellowhammer] documents themselves outline that there are risks to the supply of medicines - but do not set out the detail of how those risks have been mitigated, and what doctors and patients should do to plan for the possibility.
"Operation Yellowhammer" Explained [2 mins] 12/09/2019
A few pages of the UK's government assessment, "Operation Yellowhammer" offers a rare glimpse at what a no-deal Brexit looks like.
The Yellowhammer report suggests medical supplies could be disrupted by a no-deal but a fragile system means it’s more complicated than that.
The UK government has been forced to release new information on their no deal planning – known as Operation Yellowhammer ... Despite being ordered to hand over all information the UK government and its senior advisors had, in relation to a no deal Brexit, the UK government has choosen to release only a single document.
The UK government has been accused of "doctoring" its Operation Yellowhammer documents to downplay the risk of a no-deal Brexit.
Electricity price rises are predicted as well as major HGV hold-ups.
Parliament recall urged after Operation Yellowhammer documents warn UK may face food shortages and medicine delays 11/09/2019
Boris Johnson is facing renewed pressure to recall Parliament after the Prime Minister was forced to reveal that a no-deal Brexit could trigger medical shortages, food price rises and major cross-channel trade delays.
What is Operation Yellowhammer? 11/09/2019
A secret Whitehall dossier has outlined the disruption the UK could face in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
Operation Yellowhammer: Government’s no-deal Brexit plans like preparing for ‘war or natural disaster’ 12/09/2019
Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell said the Government's documents on no deal 'reveal an absolute catastrophe for our country'
Operation Yellowhammer: No-deal Brexit could cause food and medicine shortages and spark civil unrest, ministers admit 11/09/2019
Operation Yellowhammer documents were released by Michael Gove after an order from Parliament.
Operation Yellowhammer: why it matters that no-deal Brexit report changed from ‘base case’ to ‘reasonable worst case scenario’ 12/09/2019
Documents revealing the impact of a no-deal Brexit on the UK have been released by the Government following a demand from MPs.
Low consumer confidence also affects sales at Morrisons, and Co-op says crashing out of EU threatens its supply chain.
Medical products are ‘particularly vulnerable to severe extended delays’ ... - confirming our concerns (British Medical Association) 11/09/2019
The Operation Yellowhammer document states that medicines and medical products are ‘particularly vulnerable to severe extended delays’ in the event of a no deal Brexit - confirming our concerns as outlined in our briefing document last week
#Yellowhammer documents show what will happen in 50 days time and the Government should be held accountable 11/09/2019
The #Yellowhammer documents show what will happen in 50 days time and the Government should be held accountable @lucianaberger tells #Peston.
Operation Yellowhammer: Government no-deal Brexit documents warn of food shortages and riots 11/09/2019
Ministers have been forced to publish details of concerns about public disorder and disruption to medicine and fuel supplies.
Operation Yellowhammer documents predict public disorder, rising prices and disruptions to food and medicines.
No-deal Brexit: Documents on food and medicine shortages should be kept secret to avoid scaring public, minister says 11/09/2019
'Putting out there all of the possible permutations of what could happen actually just serves to concern people', Andrea Leadsom claims.