In this Federal Trust video, Liz Webster of Save British Farming, describes the illusions that led some farmers to vote for Brexit. These illusions are now being contradicted by reality. In a volatile world membership of the European Union was and would be again the best guarantee of a secure food supply for the United Kingdom.
Companies in the ITV Anglia region say new customs controls are causing delays and could lead to problems with supply.
Boris Johnson: petrol crisis and pig cull part of necessary post-Brexit transition [1 min] 03/10/2021
PM’s remarks come as Liz Truss insists it’s the role of business, not ministers, to resolve such problems.
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.
Listen to Nigel Farage and he'll tell you the biggest problem in Dover is a swarm of immigrants, flooding its beaches. / But the number of people crossing the English Channel in small boats is relatively small. / Meanwhile, the UK haulage industry has been brought to its knees by a driver shortage induced by Brexit and coronavirus.
Richard Corbett, former Labour MEP, linguist, author and fluent and well-informed speaker will explain the background to Boris Johnson's Brexit deal and discuss the fallout. There are numerous consequences of Brexit which are not receiving sufficient publicity. Leaving the EU came at a huge cost to the UK economically, culturally and in terms of our standing in the world.
Call in army to get goods to shops after driver shortage sparked by Brexit and Covid, government told [1 min] 03/07/2021
Fears of ‘unimaginable’ supply chain collapse triggered by 60,000-strong shortfall of HGV drivers.
“Shelves were full before Christmas and there are some issues now in terms of supply chains… that’s clearly a Brexit issue” - Simon Coveney 20/01/2021
Irish Foreign Minister @simoncoveney tells @Peston that checks required on goods coming into N.Ireland are causing disruption.
'to understand why UK ports are going to be chaos ... Here's director of Logistics UK News' [2 mins] 08/12/2020
Hauliers have claimed there will be "mayhem" at Holyhead port when the Brexit transition period ends.
The UK is "sleepwalking into a disaster" over its border plans for the end of the Brexit transition period on 31 December, road hauliers have warned.
Stop trying to link Brexit to coronavirus – politics has nothing to do with a global pandemic. Oh, wait... 26/06/2020
Nobody ever said that a no-deal Brexit would badly affect our ability to deal with the global outbreak of a viral illness. Well, apart from the British Medical Association in 2018. And the Faculty of Public Health, in 2016 before the referendum was held.
"a quick summary of the new deal, I explained to Al Jazeera today why it’s bad for jobs, bad for prosperity, bad for supply chains..." 17/10/2019
If anyone wants a quick summary of the new deal, I explained to Al Jazeera today why it’s bad for jobs, bad for prosperity, bad for supply chains, bad for rights and protections, bad for border disruption, and bad for the DUP. It’s a really bad deal.