UK announces extra funding for no-deal Brexit preparations

UK announces extra funding for no-deal Brexit preparations
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“Turbo-charging” preparations for a no-deal Brexit…. MATT KEY 1The govt has poured in an extra 2.1 billion pounds in funding….
MATT KEY 2…in addition to the 4.2 billion pounds already allocated in 2016The new chancellor Sajid Javid, said ramping up spending now would ensure the UK was ready to leave EU by October 31st with or without a deal. The extra cash would go towards…. DLS- improving infrastructure around ports, including the hiring of hundreds of extra customs and border agents
– stockpiling vital medicines to ensure uninterrupted supply- boosting consular support for Britons living abroad
– and funding a nationwide advertising campaign to prepare people for a no-deal BrexitAn appalling waste of taxpayers money according to the opposition Labour party, which has promised a parliamentary probe into how the funds would be spent. But Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit plan to yank the UK out of the EU may have hit its first roadblock.The conservative party risks losing a crucial by-election for the Welsh seat of Brecon and Radnorshire. If defeated, the Tories’ wafer-thin majority of two seats in the House of Commons would fall to just one – making a no-deal Brexit even harder to enact.

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