A ‘doomsday dossier’ has been drawn up in case of a perfect storm of a winter second wave of coronavirus and a No Deal Brexit. The leaked official papers will heap pressure on ministers to prepare the NHS and strike a deal with the EU. Marked ‘Official Sensitive’, the plans – which account for a ‘worst case scenario’ – include the Royal Navy having to protect UK fishing boats from foreign incursions. The Cabinet Office’s EU transition taskforce presented the blueprint to ministers and officials amid warnings that negotiations with Brussels are ‘frozen’. A ‘doomsday dossier’ has been drawn up by Boris Johnson’s (pictured) government in case of a perfect storm of a winter second wave of coronavirus and a No Deal Brexit It is feared that hospitals could be overwhelmed if restrictions on trade sparked by a No Deal scenario are combined with floods, flu and Covid 19. There may be power and fuel shortages if thousands of lorries get stuck at Dover No Deal could lead to shortages of the 30 per cent of the nation’s food that is imported from the EU RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Cabinet Office has drawn up emergency plans to prepare for…… Read full this story
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