…more businesses scream with pain at the chaos being daused by the worst government in UK history. Many food and drinks businesses will go bust, reports the BBC:
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Around 30 lobby groups in the food and drink industry, including the National Farmers Union, have written to Michael Gove, the environment secretary, asking for a pause on consultations that are not related to Brexit.
That includes areas like recycling, forestry protection, pesticides.
“A third of my staff on any one day are in conversations and discussions with government representatives to help planning for a no-deal Brexit,” said Ian Wright the chief executive of the Food and Drink Federation.
"This is becoming all consuming and the dangers are huge.
“Many businesses are threatened with extinction.”
“One in ten of our members surveyed last week believe that a no-deal Brexit could cause them such damage that they might have to go out of business.”
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