John Paxton Sheriff |

More alarming news on Brexit. Food shortages and 30-mile tailbacks in Calais are being predicted. The port envisages that the France-UK border will be ‘ten times worse’ than the Irish border. Calais port boss Jean-Marc Puissesseau has urged politicians to establish a plan to ease congestion, claiming that suppliers from the UK, trying to get their goods through strict EU controls, would be treated no better than those from a developing country. “The UK is part of the 21st century. But this takes us back 100 years. This is sad,” he said. “From Brexit day, 100% of our traffic will be from outside the EU. I tell you honestly that the UK will be a third country; this frightens me.” A senior local politician added: “This is a black scenario, but it is going to get darker and darker.” The Guardian reports.

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