BoJo readies UK for hard Brexit

Via the FT:

The UK chancellor of the exchequer, Sajid Javid, is preparing to announce more than £1bn in increased funding for a no-deal Brexit after Michael Gove, the minister in charge of no-deal preparations, said such an exit was a “very real prospect”.

A person familiar with Mr Javid’s thinking said that, while the exact figure remained unclear, the extra funding for no-deal preparations would be “over £1bn”, adding substantially to the £4.2bn allocated to no-deal planning under Philip Hammond, the previous chancellor.

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