This article is from the source 'guardian' and was first published or seen on . The next check for changes will be

You can find the current article at its original source at http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/aug/01/what-would-you-stockpile-to-prepare-for-no-deal-brexit

The article has changed 2 times. There is an RSS feed of changes available.

Version 0 Version 1
What would you stockpile to prepare for no-deal Brexit? What would you stockpile to prepare for no-deal Brexit?
(4 months later)
The UK imports half its food from abroad, and industry groups have warned new tariffs and custom delays from a no-deal Brexit could lead to empty supermarket shelves and higher prices.The UK imports half its food from abroad, and industry groups have warned new tariffs and custom delays from a no-deal Brexit could lead to empty supermarket shelves and higher prices.
Last week the government announced it would be making preparations to ensure an adequate supply of food and medicines if we left without a deal – implying the food industry would have the role of stockpiling. Amid criticism, Theresa May said people should actually take “reassurance and comfort” from these preparations.Last week the government announced it would be making preparations to ensure an adequate supply of food and medicines if we left without a deal – implying the food industry would have the role of stockpiling. Amid criticism, Theresa May said people should actually take “reassurance and comfort” from these preparations.
Stockpile food in the event of a no-deal Brexit? Dream on | James Ball
We’d like to know what you would choose to stockpile in light of a no-deal Brexit. The British Retail Consortium has said stockpiling food is not a practical response, that “retailers do not have the facilities to house stockpiled goods and in the case of fresh produce, it is simply not possible to do so” – but what food and other products would you stockpile if you could?We’d like to know what you would choose to stockpile in light of a no-deal Brexit. The British Retail Consortium has said stockpiling food is not a practical response, that “retailers do not have the facilities to house stockpiled goods and in the case of fresh produce, it is simply not possible to do so” – but what food and other products would you stockpile if you could?
Share your experiencesShare your experiences
Tell us what sort of things you would want to stockpile. You can get in touch by filling in the encrypted form below – anonymously, if you wish. Your responses will only be seen by the Guardian and we will feature some of them in our reporting.Tell us what sort of things you would want to stockpile. You can get in touch by filling in the encrypted form below – anonymously, if you wish. Your responses will only be seen by the Guardian and we will feature some of them in our reporting.
If you are having trouble using the form, click here. You can read terms of service here.If you are having trouble using the form, click here. You can read terms of service here.
BrexitBrexit
European UnionEuropean Union
EuropeEurope
Food & drink industryFood & drink industry
Food securityFood security
Share on FacebookShare on Facebook
Share on TwitterShare on Twitter
Share via EmailShare via Email
Share on LinkedInShare on LinkedIn
Share on PinterestShare on Pinterest
Share on Google+Share on Google+
Share on WhatsAppShare on WhatsApp
Share on MessengerShare on Messenger
Reuse this contentReuse this content