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"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.
#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.
'Absolutely disgusting': Jacob Rees-Mogg condemned for likening doctor to disgraced anti-vaxxer for warning of deaths after no-deal Brexit 05/09/2019
Under-fire Tory minister told he would be sued if allegation against government-hired expert had been made outside Commons.
Leaked No-deal Brexit planning documents from Operation Yellowhammer warn of the likely impact on the UK - not the worst case scenario, and have been likened to 'wartime' in peacetime by the Lib Dems
Labour leader demands transparency for public and business.
David Nicholl, who drew up a risk register of epilepsy and neurology drugs for the government’s Operation Yellowhammer plans for no deal, said he was not going to take lessons from a “muppet” who had no medical qualifications.
Dr David Nicholl: ‘If Rees-Mogg wants to repeat that outside of Parliament, I will sue’ [5 mins] 05/09/2019
Jacob Rees-Mogg has escalated his war of words with a neurologist who warned of fatalities in the event of a No-Deal Brexit.
Operation Yellowhammer documents predict public disorder, rising prices and disruptions to food and medicines.
Government dismisses calls for no-deal Brexit assessments to be released in full immediately 19/08/2019
Corbyn says claims that leaked dossier warning of no-deal chaos is outdated ‘can’t be trusted’.
“Our shelves are empty ... and at this point we are absolutely desperate for donations."
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.
Magical thinking on a no-deal Brexit doesn’t change the facts for officials like me who are charged with making it happen.
Operation Yellowhammer from the inside? It’s like the Office meets the Poseidon Adventure, with a Benny Hill soundtrack.
Electricity price rises are predicted as well as major HGV hold-ups.
Jacob Rees-Mogg attacks doctor who advised government on no-deal Brexit, dismissing his warnings people will die as 'fear-mongering' 02/09/2019
Neurologist David Nicholl helped draft Operation Yellowhammer document on medicine shortages - but Commons leader accuses him of incompetence.
Chancellor sceptical about request as Tories discuss leaving EU without deal. / The home secretary, Sajid Javid, has demanded more than £1bn extra funds for police and border force officials to cope with a no-deal Brexit in a request met with scepticism by the chancellor, Philip Hammond.
Low consumer confidence also affects sales at Morrisons, and Co-op says crashing out of EU threatens its supply chain.
Medicines will also be subject to shortages, according to ‘realistic assessment’. / The UK will face a three-month meltdown at its ports, a hard Irish border and shortages of food and medicine if it leaves the EU without a deal, according to government documents on Operation Yellowhammer.
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
Operation Yellowhammer begins as government pressures MPs to back Boris Johnson’s deal.
MPs order Boris Johnson to hand over government communications about parliament suspension and no-deal planning 09/09/2019
Boris Johnson's government has suffered another humiliating Commons defeat, as MPs ordered the release of internal communications between the prime minister's top advisers over the decision to suspend parliament.
The team tackle the doomsday Yellowhammer predictions, Boris Johnson's European jaunt and pen their own Brexit poetry.
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?'
Government figures seek to play down predictions of food, medicine and fuel shortages in leaked document.
No deal Brexit: issues, impact, implications 03/09/2019
The report shows that no deal will not “get Brexit done” rather, it will usher in a period of prolonged uncertainty for citizens, workers and businesses, which is unlikely to be resolved anytime soon, our new report, No deal Brexit: issues, impacts, implications, reveals.
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.
From cross-Channel transport disruption to public disorder – the predictions in the leaked document.
No-deal Brexit: Minister James Cleverly refuses to publish full details as public would ‘misunderstand’ 20/08/2019
Mr Cleverly also claimed the document, codenamed Operation Yellowhammer, was “out of date” despite his tacit admission that it was produced just three weeks ago.
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.
No-deal plan threatens UK fuel plants 20/08/2019
The future of the UK's fuel refineries could be threatened by a no-deal Brexit, according to an internal local authority document seen by the BBC.
The Prime Minister has previously insisted that a hard border in Ireland can be prevented through technology and a 'can-do spirit'.
Operation Yellowhammer papers warn of food, fuel and medicine shortages if UK goes for no-deal Brexit 18/08/2019
Since Boris Johnson became Prime Minister, the Government has announced it is spending an extra £2bn on no-deal contingency planning.
Nigel Farage has called Operation Yellowhammer scaremongering despite it being an official report.
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: 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'
An inability to stockpile drugs for many serious illnesses mean shortages will hit patients hard, according to doctors. / Senior doctors have warned the NHS to brace itself for the “biggest threat it has ever faced” if the UK crashes out of the EU on October 31, as a leaked internal document reveals the risks to patients from expected drug shortages.
A cut in the availability of food and increase in prices, will hit 'vulnerable groups', the dossier says.
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.
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.
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.
The extent and range of the impact of a no-deal Brexit is revealed in a confidential Cabinet Office document that warns of a “critical three-month phase” after leaving the EU during which the whole planning operation could be overwhelmed.
Secret government report warning of food and medicine shortages must not be ‘watered down’, Liberal Democrats demand 01/09/2019
Whitehall officials who compiled Operation Yellowhammer report should give evidence to MPs, say Lib Dems.
The secret Brexit document exposes the duplicity of those that led us into this no-deal debacle 18/08/2019
If Brexiteers had been more honest, arguing we face perhaps a decade of pain to reset our global stance, I would have more respect for them.
The UK government has been accused of "doctoring" its Operation Yellowhammer documents to downplay the risk of a no-deal Brexit.
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.
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.
About 16,000 civil servants have worked on Brexit at estimated cost of £1.5bn to date
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