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Govt no deal documents warn of delays and electricity price rises

The authorities has launched documents regarding its “Operation Yellowhammer” preparations for a no-deal Brexit.

Having been ordered to disclose the main points by MPs, the six pages revealed on the federal government web site warn of delays lasting three months at Channel crossings, vital electricity price rises and impacts on medication and meals provides.

The authorities’s “reasonable worst case planning assumptions” element:

  • The worst disruption at Channel crossings may final for p to a few months earlier than bettering
  • Lorries may face most delays of as much as two-and-a-half days
  • Immigration delays for UK holidaymakers on the Channel Tunnel, ferry crossings and airports
  • “Significant” electricity price rises
  • Medicine provides shall be “particularly vulnerable to severe extended delays”
  • Supplies of some contemporary meals will lower, whereas costs may also rise
  • Disruption in legislation enforcement knowledge sharing between the UK and EU

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