7th October 2021
Across the English Channel, fishermen in France have warned Brits that they’ll won’t have any nice food to eat during Christmas, unless Boris Johnson backs down in a post-Brexit row over licences.
Families Stockpile for Christmas
In midst of a licensing row between Boris Johnson and the French Government, fishermen have threatened to blockade ports and cut off Christmas supplies to Britain, and they’ve also warned that operations in the port of Calais and the Channel Tunnel could be halted. This is due to fishing licences following the United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union.
As if the energy supply crisis and petrol station shortages wasn’t enough, many families are stockpiling frozen turkeys, party snacks, and chocolate amid fears supplies of some items could be out of stock or limited in time for Christmas.
“We will Stop All French and European Products reaching the UK”.
Oliver Lepretre, the head of the northern Franc fisheries committee, has said: “If negotiating fails, we will stop all French and European products reaching the United Kingdom, and all British products reaching Europe.”
He warned that if Boris Johnson doesn’t back down now, many families in Britain will struggle to stock up on their usual Christmas shopping. In what was hoping to be a more normal Christmas following the relaxing of restrictions, and Lockdown, this is not the news many people will want to hear. Even with the shortage of fuel and people panic-buying at petrol stations.
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