A supply-chain shock poses similar problems when it comes to feeding the nation, but it says something very different about the British people.
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WATCH: Eustice – “More food is arriving every day. There is no shortage of food.” Today’s press conference.
“I don’t think it is necessary or appropriate for the Government to dictate” to supermarkets, the Environment adds Secretary says. “We need people to calm down.”
Amidst all the regulatory muddle, there has indeed been “gold plating” of EU regulations. All the more reason to leave.
Richard Short: Don’t fall for the scare stories. Chlorinated chicken would be good for you. It’s time to tuck in.
The irony is that the EU itself has declared there are no food safety grounds to ban the process.
In the absence of counter-arguments, we can’t really be sure what the public thinks about state action on unhealthy lifestyles.
Chloe Westley: Khan poses, tweets and postures – while London is ravaged by four murders in four days
As the Mayor tours TV studios to express his disapproval of Trump and Brexit, our capital city suffers.
Single Market rules forbade the UK from ending this practice, despite widespread public outcry.
Anthony Browne: Policy Gains from Brexit 1) We need more debate about what to do when we take back control
Most of the sound and furore about making it happen is all about means, but there has been virtually no debate about the ends.
George Eustice: We have bungled this negotiation. The best means of putting matters right is to embrace No Deal if we have to.
We are as ready as we are ever likely to be to leave the EU without an agreement. The only question is whether Parliament has what it takes to make the decision.
The latest consultation was due to be published at the end of 2018, but there is still no clear publication date in sight.
There may be no evidence that it happens here, but this law would be a powerful boost to the global prohibition campaign.
It would bring with it many compensations, including regulatory freedom, tariff income and £39 billion of cold, hard cash.
Lee Rowley: Brexit is big. But our politics is bigger – and I say that as a committed Leaver. Here are some ideas to boost it.
Remainers and Brexiteers alike must recognise the politicians are stuck in an ever-decreasing circle of fervour, hyperbole and hysteria.
Childhood obesity is a complex question, demanding multifaceted solutions. A simplistic ban on “unhealthy” food and drink advertising is the wrong answer.
Robert Halfon: Please, please free me from Brexit Groundhog Day Brexit Groundhog Day Brexit Groundhog Day…
Plus: The train of communism stalls but the train of conservatism stutters. And: Tackling Burning Injustices does not mean taxing milkshakes.