What happens if Britain leaves the European Union on October 31st?
Riots and food shortages.
That’s the expectation of British officials who have devised a worst-case emergency plan to respond to potential chaos caused by Brexit.
Operation Yellowhammer is billed as “reasonable worst case planning assumptions,” according to an official document dated August 2, 2019.
“Protests and counter-protests will take place across the UK and may absorb significant amounts of police resource,” the document warned. “There may also be a rise in public disorder and community tensions.”
“Certain types of fresh food…