United States

No-deal Brexit plans to get £2.1bn boost

The government has announced an extra £2.1bn worth of funding to prepare for a no-deal Brexit - doubling the amount of money it has set aside this year.The plans include more border force officers and upgrades to transport infrastructure at ports.There will also be more money to ease traffic congestion in Kent and tackle queues created by delays at the border.Other measures include money for stockpiling medicines to ensure continued supplies.There will also be a national programme to help businesses."With 92 days until the UK leaves the European Union it's vital that we intensify our planning to ensure we are ready," said Chancellor Sajid Javid, announcing the move. "We want to get a good deal that abolishes the anti-democratic ba ...