UK businesses despair as a no-deal Brexit looms, EU silent on contingency plans

Press quote (The Australian Financial Review)
19 October 2018

"When we had a fuel strike in the early 2000s, that led quite quickly to people stockpiling fuel and huge queues at the petrol pump. We'd be looking at something pretty similar," says John Springford, deputy director at the Centre for European Reform.

"But my suspicion is that the UK and EU will co-ordinate to try and get essential things through, like food and fuel, and keep the flights in the air."