Tories admit compiling list – but money meant to prop up collapsing businesses has been spent
The Tories have admitted compiling a list of businesses they expect to collapse because of a no-deal Brexit. Comments by front-bencher Michael Gove in Belfast indicated that the Tories’ planned ‘Operation Kingfisher’ said that it was intended to support ‘fundamentally viable businesses’.
But as Sky News mentioned almost in passing, Boris Johnson has already spent what cash the previous government had budgeted, in his desperate attempt to appear to be shoring up public services collapsing after almost a decade of Tory cuts:
The Tories’ carefully-constructed and entirely false reputation for competence was shredded long ago, but now even some of the corporate media are admitting that they are making uncosted plans and promises without a clue where the cash is coming from to pay for them.
Admitting, too, that the no-deal Brexit Johnson is pushing for – and Corbyn has consistently worked to prevent – will be a Tory-inflicted disaster for the UK.
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