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.08:11, Thu, Sep 12, 2019 | UPDATED: 08:19, Thu, Sep 12, 2019 0 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. Related articles Lord drops stunning point in fiery outburst over Remainer hypocrisy 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. READ MORE: Dominic Grieve was grilled over his criticism of no deal Brexit planning (Image: BBC/GETTY) Mr Grieve is adamant leaving the EU without a deal would be incredibly risky for the British public (Image: BBC) “They’ve stepped up the efforts so the leader of Kent county council came on the program just a few minutes ago to say he thought it could be ready for a no deal Brexit.” Mr Grieve added: “Even if we’re ready for a no deal Brexit it is highly disruptive and costly. “I think that the issue here if the public should have a proper understanding of the sort of level of disruption it is going to cause.” His comments come after Kent’s council leader Paul Carter said previously Brexit planning has got “much better” since Mrs May’s three years in Government. Boris Johnson has earmarked millions into a no deal Brexit plan (Image: Parliament TV) Mr Carter said: “Real, accelerated process has been made in the past eight weeks and we now have good strategies in place. “There are still two or three outstanding matters we’re beating the drum on. “I’m pretty confident we can avoid disruption in Kent.” The comments come after Mr Grieve was shredded by Tory Brexiteer Nigel Evans on Wednesday night who claimed the former Attorney General was refusing to listen to the people. DON'T MISS Read more: Daily Express
Brexit LIVE: Boris Johnson warned his latest Brexit plan will lose Rees-Mogg's supportBORIS JOHNSON has had to go back to the drawing board after he was defeated in several crunch Brexit votes. The Prime Minister hopes to renegotiated a Brexit deal, but Jacob Rees-Mogg’s group ERG have warned they might not back a renegotiated deal. You mean Mays 'treaty' Hilarious, he can’t even keep the minority hard-right of his party happy. BorisJohnson could well spell the glorious end of the Conservatives. Well Rees Mogg wants to keep his billions or what ever he has.
BBC Radio 4 - Woman's Hour, Sci-Fi, Sex Discrimination, My Best DayTeenage girls at risk of relationship abuse – womensaid campaign ambassador holly_bourneYA. Female sci-fi writers & readers. Geoffrey Boycott knighthood. Back to the 1980s with ‘My Best Day’. Sexual discrimination and depression study. 🎧 👉 MaryRobinette Temi_Oh And even tho I think sci fi might be too narrow a way of describing her work, Nnedi Okorafor MaryRobinette Temi_Oh There are far too many to mention, but: Nnedi Okorafor Ursula Le Guin Octavia Butler Ann Leckie N K Jemisin Karin Tidbeck Joanna Russ to start with + don't forget Mary Shelley, the OG SF writer! MaryRobinette Temi_Oh Really interesting discussion this. Some great names being recommended here
BBC Radio 4 - File on 4, Sex Offenders Fleeing AbroadThe BBC tracked down a British paedophile who breached strict court orders by fleeing the country [Tap to expand] Full bbcfileon4 programme at 20:00: BBCfileon4 I’m a big fan of this channel please keep up the gd work ❤️ BBCfileon4 More of this BBC please! BBCfileon4 Why didn’t you guys turn up with the police
BBC News: 'Extraordinary' Dan Walker confession leaves Louise Minchin speechlessBBC Breakfast presenter Dan Walker reveals that he has always wanted to be shot in a film as part of an extra role. He says he would like to have an 'early gunshot wound' in a film.
Strictly Come Dancing 2019: It Takes Two in huge shake-up as BBC confirm returnSTRICTLY COME DANCING fans can keep up to date with the celebrities’ dancing progress with Zoe Ball on the spin-off show It Takes Two. As well as the addition of Rylan Clark-Neal, viewers will be treated to plenty of surprises when the show returns.
BBC Radio 4 - Woman's Hour, My Best Day, Marina Litvinenko, Cancer testingWhy the Jewish community could benefit from targeted testing for the BRCA gene mutation. Marina Litvinenko & MyAnna Buring who plays her in new play. Accept, float, let time pass - how Dr Claire Weekes treated nervous illness in the 60s. 'My Best Day'. In other news...Prostate Cancer still kills more than Breast Cancer yet receives a fraction of the funding. BBC Men's Hour will be discussing it later...perhaps Just one thing - it’s testing for a BRCA gene MUTATION. We all have BRCA genes, it’s having a gene mutation that puts you at higher risk of cancer Breast Ovarian judithhoare This woman’s books saved my life! In an era when GP’s dulled anxiety with endless scripts for lithium/Valium, she offered compassion, understanding and away out. Thanks, forever 💕