Wednesday, April 03, 2019

"Very Likely"

Not that I can know, but there's almost no chance the Tories adequately prepared for a "no deal Brexit," based on the difficulties of doing that, the sidelining of the Civil Service throughout, and their general magical thinking. Gotta bring in a lot of food regularly to feed a country of 66 million people that imports 50% of its food, especially given perishability and just in time (no) inventory systems.


I believe that a “no deal” at midnight on the 12 April is now a very likely scenario. It is not the outcome I want. But it is an outcome for which I have made sure the European Union is ready.

And while food is a somewhat pressing issue, it is just one of numerous...