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Posted on 15th October 2021
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In this report on the BBC, the French finance minister, Bruno Le Maire, is quoted as saying that Brexit has made the supply chain crisis worse for the UK. Personally, I accept his thesis.
Most of the shortages currently being suffered by Britain, including the petrol shortage, are due to supply chain issues, rather than any real shortage of goods.
So, yet again, rather than yielding benefits to the country, Brexit is making life worse for Brits.