In Britain, prepared for the shortage of food and medicine because of the “hard” Brexit


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Exit from the EU without an agreement can lead to a shortage in the UK of food, fuel and medicines. This is evidenced by government documents, writes The Sunday Times.

In addition, according to the office of the Cabinet of Ministers about the possible consequences of Brexit, there is a threat of aggravation of the situation on the border with Ireland, which in turn can result in mass protests and blocking roads.

As a result, can start the growth of social welfare expenditure, the potential failure of fuel supplies, medications and products. Similar risks are associated with the French custom — house, where all sorts of delays you may encounter about 85 percent of cargo transportation and port operation, where disruptions can last up to several months.

The documents indicated that in this way the “hard” Brexit can cause the growth of prices. Can also increase of duties on import of gasoline, which, in all likelihood, will lead to the closure of two refineries and the deprivation of about two thousand people jobs and strikes.

Officially, Britain had to withdraw from the European Union on 29 March 2019. However, British politicians are unable to compromise on the deal that led to a government crisis and the resignation of Prime Minister Theresa may. Boris Johnson during his first speech as the new British Prime Minister on 23 July said that the Kingdom is in any case will leave the EU sometime in the fall. The current deadline is 31 October.

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