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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 documents show what will happen in 50 days time and the Government should be held accountable @lucianaberger tells #Peston.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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?'
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.
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.
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'.
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.
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.
A secret Whitehall dossier has outlined the disruption the UK could face in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
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.


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