London (Giulia Faloia) – The possibility of a no-deal Brexit worries British population but Theresa May is convinced there is no problem thank’s to the plans for stockpiling.
The Prime Minister said that United Kingdom has already arranged agreements with some companies in case trade with UE will be cut off.
Theresa May is still trying to calm people down and she told Channel 5 News: “We are in negotiations, working for a good deal. I believe we can get a good deal but – because we don’t know what the outcome will be – let’s prepare for every eventuality”.
During the same interview she added: “This is not just about stockpiling. That concept is about making sure that we will be able to continue to do the things that are necessary once we have left the EU, if we leave without a deal”.
Uk boss of Amazon Doug Gurr is worried for the possible riots if food starts running out.
Chancellor Philip Hammond said: “Large businesses who are importing or exporting large volumes of products or produce will be making contingency plans, and we would encourage them to do so and work closely with them as they are putting those plans together”.
If Brussels says no to free trade in goods post Brexit, tariffs could be imposed under World Trade Organization rules.
However, the worst possibility would be Britain leaving Europe without new arrangements in place.
Dominic Raab, Brexit secretary, said that Government is planning a program to ensure “adequate food supplies”.
Another hard challenge for Theresa May and her Brexit project.