In 2019 the Government produced Brexit Worst Case Predictions for a No deal Brexit ‘Reasonable Worst Case Scenario’ for internal use only called ‘Operation Yellowhammer‘.
This was leaked to the Sunday Times and the Institute for Government produced a summary.
The Government chose to produce a ‘Hard Brexit’ with no preparation, consequntly the current situation looks very much like Operation Yellowhammer’!
- No new facilities and staff for the borders
- Impact on Trade
- Impact of lack of HGV drivers
- Law enforcement
- Northern Ireland situation
- Adult Social care
The London Economic produced a summary of the situation in September 2021.
Yellowhammer warning – Government Preparation – What actually happened?
For each area, the National compares the original Yellowhammer warning, the Government preparation as a result and what’s actually happened.
YouTuber Phil Moorhouse offers his view of what happened.