Friday, 20 July 2018 05:29

Brexit could mean a return to food rationing

BRITAIN is facing the prospect of food rationing because of shortages as a result of Brexit, the author of a bombshell report has warned.

Professor Tim Lang said insufficient supplies after the UK leaves the European Union could see the Government forced to adopt a measure last used during the Second World War and the post-war era.

However, Lang said the UK was currently less prepared for rationing than it was in 1939 as planning had started three years earlier by Sir William Beveridge ahead of the build-up to the conflict.

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