Richard Hall speaks to farmer Andrew Ward about how farmers are changing their views about Brexit due to broken farming promises.
Priti Patel looks hell bent on pulling up the drawbridge and excluding asylum seekers from Britain, whatever the humanitarian and economic cost.
Campaigners return to the streets of Hanley in Stoke-on-Trent to ask residents what they thought about how Brexit is going.
How did Britain end up swimming in sewage? Now we no longer have the protection of the European Court of Justice, where can we turn?
How come the EU flag isn’t a design icon?
The Prime Minister’s speech at the Conservative conference was big on rhetoric but had little to say of substance and people are beginning to notice. The Prime Minister’s keynote speech to the Conservative conference was a typical word salad aimed at his core support and concentrated on hammering home his new 3 word slogan “Build […]
New hospital in Birmingham is delayed again – the supply chain crisis that has developed since Brexit is engulfing the construction industry.
In the middle of our on-going fuel crisis, Location Location Location presenter, Kirstie Allsop, ran out of fuel and had to abandon her car.
Welcome to Yellowhammer Housey Housey, In our Brexit bingo, will you get a line or will you get an Operation Yellowhammer full house?
Cleethorpes, a town waiting for levelling up. Richard Hall investigates
There are many reasons for the shortage of HGV drivers and Covid is certainly a factor, but what has proved to be more significant is Brexit
Since 1 January 2021 the European Union has not stood still. It continues to offer new opportunities, funding and benefits to its citizens and businesses that we, in the UK, are now excluded from.
As Britain’s supply chain crisis restricts the distribution of chemicals, the government allows water companies to dump untreated sewage into rivers.
If we don’t like the government we can always change them. But there are no mechanisms for dealing with a referendum we come to regret.
One of a series of articles addressing the UK’s haulage and looming supply chain crisis. Central Bylines has already written about the UK’s shortage of HGV drivers. According to the Road Haulage Association, the profession is about 100,000 drivers short. In brief this is mainly because European drivers formerly based in the UK have returned […]
Falling numbers of HGV drivers while demand rises could lead to rolling shortages in UK shops.
The first in our series of articles (second here) looking at the looming supply chain crisis in the UK. Sir John Hayes (Conservative MP for South Holland and the Deepings) is a stalwart of the Tory party right wing and an ardent Brexiter. At the beginning of June he wrote a piece for his local […]
“No man is an island”, but Brexit Britain certainly is. To adapt the words of the poet John Donne, the loss of our European friends has diminished me. I grew up in the shadow of the Second World War, when Britons stood aloof from the rest of the continent, and Germans in particular were regarded […]
The consequences of Brexit are devastating the music industry. The government must help musicians get back on their feet.
Sport can be about harmless fun and exercise but argues it’s only when it gets competitive that it brings out the worst in people. He concludes “Serious sport has nothing to do with fair play. It is bound up with hatred, jealousy, boastfulness, disregard of all rules and sadistic pleasure in witnessing violence: in other words it is war minus the shooting.
Sheep farming has had a higher profile in the last two years than for decades. Brexit negotiations and HMG’s increasingly frantic attempts to justify its ditching of 40 year-old, highly beneficial trade agreements have brought it to the front. Nothing has highlighted sheep farming more than the public current discussion of the proposed Australia deal. These are a few personal thoughts, from a very small-scale lowland lamb producer in the Midlands.