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DOMINIC GRIEVE was grilled over his criticism of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s no deal Brexit contingency plans outlined in Operation Yellowhammer as the former Attorney General insisted there will be a huge amount of disruption.

PUBLISHED: 08:11, Thu, Sep 12, 2019 | UPDATED: 08:19, Thu, Sep 12, 2019

Mr Grieve is adamant leaving the EU without a deal would be incredibly risky for the British public as he insisted there will huge delays and food shortages. His comments come despite Boris Johnson earmarking millions into a no deal Brexit plan as Chancellor Sajid Javid announced an extra £2billion of funding to go towards Brexit. BBC host John Humphrys hit back at the former Attorney General by highlighting the added funding since Theresa May’s Government.

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Speaking to BBC Radio 4’s Today programme, Mr Grieve said: “I’m pleased they’re taking contingency plans but it is still the most extraordinary document.

“This is a Government that in peacetime is content on inflicting on the British public the level of disruption which is set out in the Yellowhammer papers.

“It’s unprecedented. I can’t think of an occasion where I’ve seen something of this kind before and it highlights the risks that go with Brexit.”

The host said: “Surely they’re not content Mr Grieve because what they’ve done is spent a lot more money since you left government since Theresa May stopped being Prime Minister.

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Brexit newsDominic Grieve was grilled over his criticism of no deal Brexit planning (Image: BBC/GETTY)

Brexit newsMr Grieve is adamant leaving the EU without a deal would be incredibly risky for the British public (Image: BBC)


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