EXCLUSIVE: Councils warn Whitehall of Brexit risks

By Dan Peters | 16 January 2019

Councils this week started to formally inform Whitehall about their Brexit risk assessments amid fears of crime spikes, public demonstrations and food bottlenecks.

With increasing uncertainty after MPs yesterday rejected the withdrawal agreement hammered out with Brussels, Government departments have been ramping up preparations for the worst and no-deal communications.

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