A no-deal Brexit will be grim for patients. Yet gagging orders are being used to keep the truth from coming out.
Prof David King, the former chief scientist, has expressed alarm at the prospect of Boris Johnson becoming prime minister because the Tory MP oversaw “devastating” cuts in efforts to tackle the climate crisis when he was foreign secretary and then wanted to hush them up.
Major trade bodies say they have been stopped from telling member companies about plans for customs and trade. / "We are collectively of the opinion that members are not ready for a no-deal exit on March 29."
Defra also confirms enforcing NDAs despite Theresa May’s criticism of such contracts.
More than 60 non-disclosure agreements in force across Whitehall as part of planning. / Pharmaceutical organisations working with Whitehall to maintain medicine supplies in the event of a no-deal Brexit have signed 26 “gagging orders” that bar them from revealing information to the public.