Brian Keegan: A no-deal Brexit will be as bad as Covid-19 – and there will be no vaccine

The consequences of a British crash-out for citizens and businesses here, and in Europe, would be alarming

13th September, 2020
Brian Keegan: A no-deal Brexit will be as bad as Covid-19 – and there will be no vaccine
Without a deal, many consumer goods coming in from Britain will be more expensive in the shops after January 1, 2021

It is exactly one year ago this week that the British parliament voted to oblige the British government to release details of what was known as Operation Yellowhammer.

This was the name given to the preparation of a dossier of “reasonable” worst-case planning assumptions in the event of a no-deal Brexit. The Covid-19 pandemic has made this all feel very remote, but in terms of Brexit risk, the situation is now worse than it was...

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