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The Independent | Prepare for no-deal Brexit, Theresa May warns Britain

Theresa May has warned the British public to prepare for crashing out of the EU with no deal, setting out emergency plans to avoid border meltdown for businesses and travellers.

As hopes of an agreement appeared to fade at home and abroad, the Prime Minister - for the first time - set out detailed "steps to minimise disruption" on Brexit day in 2019. They included plans for huge inland lorry parks to cope with the lengthy new customs checks that will be needed - to avoid ports becoming traffic-choked.



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by Luis de Sousa (luis[dot]a[dot]de[dot]sousa[at]gmail[dot]com) on Tue Oct 10th, 2017 at 06:55:30 AM EST
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Not a word on the new IT system that is supposed to come on line a few months before Brexit, and will probably not work at the start - and was planned on the scale of typical pre-Brexit number of transactions. How do the emergency plans deal with this?
by gk (gk (gk quattro due due sette @gmail.com)) on Tue Oct 10th, 2017 at 07:01:39 AM EST
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Planning?? Planning?? We don't need no stinking planning !!

We're British, we have people do that for us. Too much ruffle interferes with tiffin, doncha know?

keep to the Fen Causeway

by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Wed Oct 11th, 2017 at 08:23:37 PM EST
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Best Alternative to No Agreement (BATNA)

The trajectory of consequences attributable to this judgment is set for future EU member-states considering secession.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Tue Oct 10th, 2017 at 12:59:16 PM EST
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So that's the M20 turned into a car park - again!!!.

Frankly, I think it's easier for the tories to plan for no deal than reveal their incompetence by fucking up a proper one. Far better to blame devious and deceitful Johnny Foreigner in Brussels than admit you're useless at your job.

keep to the Fen Causeway

by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Wed Oct 11th, 2017 at 08:21:44 PM EST
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