Shipping softens towards ‘no-deal’ after Whitehall Brexit scenario leak

August 21, 2019 Alexander Whiteman

Optimism is growing across UK shipping after the leak of government documents predicting worst-case scenarios for a no-deal Brexit.
Assessing the impact of no-deal, the government suggested a three-month meltdown across British ports was likely, because 85% of lorries using the main Channel crossings would not be prepared.
After the leak of the so-called Operation Yellowhammer plans, Michael Gove – the minister charged with preparing the country for Brexit – said the document ...

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