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For an outstanding article on  the impact of a no-deal Brexit on UK food security, read Ian Dunt's excellent article here. (Ignore the silly trivialising opening paragraph which has apparently put some readers off - if you believe the comments).

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Tue Aug 7th, 2018 at 12:03:34 PM EST
Politico has taken a more light-hearted analysis of this serious topic in how Brexit will kill the sandwich

Today the Guardian reports that UK would run out of food a year from now with no-deal Brexit, NFU warns

While this makes an attractive headline, given the JiT nature of our food supply, it is an exceedingly simplistic statement; less than a week, for major disruption and empty shelves, seems more likely.

I'm now off to buy tinned Tuna.

by oldremainmer48 on Tue Aug 7th, 2018 at 01:15:11 PM EST
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I missed the part where the whole of UK wholesale department refused to pay (and pass on) the premium added to the purchase price of imported commonwealth victuals so that the common man might live.

Do these people intend to save every digital bit of GBP "in case" its trading value, denominated as USD and INR, rises or falls?

Say, yes.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Tue Aug 7th, 2018 at 07:21:28 PM EST
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yep, that's about the size of it

keep to the Fen Causeway
by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Tue Aug 7th, 2018 at 01:16:50 PM EST
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