Nick Clegg warns of post-Brexit food price hikes

Nick Clegg warns of post-Brexit food price hikes

Former Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has warned that leaving the European single market would lead the UK "off a cliff towards higher food prices".
He said items like chocolate, cheese and wine would be hit by a "triple whammy" of tariff checks, customs checks and workforce shortages.
The comments come as the government works out what Brexit should mean for trade and movement of people.
Supporters of Brexit have accused Remain supporters of scaremongering.
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17 October 2016 in Politics, Views: 42
Source: BBC

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