The newspaper that once proudly announced it "secured Brexit with a trailblazing 28-year EU crusade" is being made to eat some (very expensive) humble pie.
Staff at Sevington Internal Border Facility near Ashford to be redeployed amid post-Brexit delays 17/04/2022
Dozens of staff recruited to process and check food goods arriving from Europe could have to be redeployed after the government announced a further delay on new post-Brexit border controls.
Our politicians won’t mention the B-word – but Brexit has made Britain’s economic crisis worse 17/05/2022
Our silence over the issue is compounding the problem.
“You’re running a natural experiment in what happens when you run a trade war on yourself” - Adam Posen 27/04/2022
@AdamPosen is speaking with @lizzzburden about food prices and inflation at #EconafterBrexit
Mr Raymond was responding to claims published by economist Patrick Minford, who predicted a benefit to the country of £135bn from a “hard Brexit” that eliminated tariffs, and a report from the Institute of Economic Affairs recommending a policy of unilateral free trade once the UK leaves the EU.
‘This flies in the face of common sense and the government’s commitment to high levels of animal and human health,’ say experts.
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.
Minister expected to frame move as a use of UK’s independent powers despite industry reports of unreadiness.
The U.K. is postponing checks on imported food and fresh products from the EU until the end of 2023, as it announced a review of the post-Brexit regime.
Extra trade barriers created by Britain's exit from the European Union and subsequent trade agreement have added 6% to the cost of food, researchers from the London School of Economics and other universities estimated on Wednesday.
Jacob Rees-Mogg announced checks on imports to the UK, that were finally set to enter force in July, will now not happen as planned and instead be 'reviewed' before being introduced in a different form.
Brexit-related trade barriers have driven a 6% increase in U.K. food prices, adding to a squeeze on consumer spending power, according to a new report.
Trade friction has ‘clear and robust’ impact on supermarket prices, say economists.
Commenting on reports that the Prime Minister has indicated that post-Brexit checks on food imports from the EU to Great Britain are to be delayed for a fourth time, the British Veterinary Association has reiterated a stark warning over disease threats.
PRESSURE is mounting on the BBC after the broadcaster was accused of editing out a reference to Brexit in a clip about food shortages.
The UK food industry needs more information 'urgently' to prepare for imports from the EU, MPs have told Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs George Eustice.
Labour shortages caused by Brexit and accentuated by the COVID pandemic have badly affected businesses across the food and farming sector and could cause ‘permanent’ damage, UK lawmakers stated in a report published on Wednesday (6 April).
Crops left unharvested, healthy pigs culled and increased costs which will ultimately have to be swallowed by the consumer. Not going well, is it?
Brexit and pandemic could ‘permanently damage’ British food and farming industry [4 mins] 06/04/2022
Labour shortages and price rises triggered by Brexit and the pandemic could leave the British food and farming industry permanently damaged, MPs have warned.
Cross-party committee says labour shortages caused primarily by leaving EU will shrink UK food production unless dealt with.
Mass culling of 35,000 pigs and tonnes of crops being left to rot 'caused by Brexit', committee finds 06/04/2022
A lack of food and farm workers “caused by Brexit and accentuated by the pandemic” meant at least 35,000 pigs were culled and tonnes of crops left to rot in the fields last year, a damning report has revealed.
Cost of living crisis: Brexit labour shortage could ‘permanently’ push up food prices, MPs warn 06/04/2022
The Covid pandemic has exacerbated the problems caused by Britain leaving the EU, the report found.
These businesses are also more likely to be suffering from extra costs caused by Brexit and the end of the transition period.
THE Farmers Union of Wales (FUW) has reacted angrily to the news that Downing Street is exploring yet another delay to post-Brexit checks on food entering Britain, claiming it leaves domestic producers at a disadvantage.
Extra import controls will be ‘impossible’ for small businesses, says food industry chief.