Oldjohnw wrote:Another £76+m on ferries for medicines. Why are they doing something which they know is so bad?
Apparently Brexit has cost more in a couple of years than the entire 40+ years of membership.
We're now seeing that the whole Sovereignty thing and taking back control was a complete myth. Johnson and his political mates just sell out to business mates and legislation is dictated by the US.
It is worse in some sectors.
Radiopharmaceuticals are used in the diagnosis and treatment of cancers.
Because they have short shelf lives and decay as well, the expected road transport delays have made air transport the viable option.
Of course with lead shielding and protection, these items are heavy and hence expensive. So there is a surcharge, and also changes to shipping.
We managed last year by changing appointments systems and matching capacity to availability.
However today we found out that Grant Shapps has apparently admitted that no-one has negotiated the air access to Europe, so at the moment there will be NO FLIGHTS to carry these products, threatening cancer diagnosis and treatments yet again