Defra ordered urgent study on no-deal food supplies in August – AuthenticAfrican

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Lib Dems say disclosure contradicts ministers’ assurances about food security

Urgent last-minute research into the threat posed to Britain’s food security by a no-deal Brexit continues to be commissioned by the government despite attempts by ministers to play down the dangers.

Michael Gove, the minister in charge of planning for no deal, said at the weekend that “everyone will have the food they need” after the UK’s departure from the EU on 31 October.

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