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Solving the Supply Chain Crisis

September 20, 2021 5:00 PM
By Sarah Olney
Originally published by UK Liberal Democrats

Boris Johnson's woeful government has done it again.

Their needless belligerence towards our neighbours has devastated the national supply chain. Shelves are bare and prices will rise.

By refusing to work with the European Union, importing and exporting goods has become much harder. The skilled worker visa system brings high costs, inflexibility and bureaucracy. It's too hard to hire from the EU, and many EU nationals have gone home. And that's all thanks to this divisive government.

These problems will hurt those worst off - right as Rishi Sunak takes £20 a week out of their Universal Credit.

It's not sustainable.

But today at conference, Liberal Democrats passed an emergency motion that reaffirmed our commitment to a better way:

We also voted for several new measures, including:

Read the full motion

This Government was repeatedly told the consequences of acting the way that it has. It's time for Boris Johnson and co. to grow up and face the consequences of their actions. They must ensure nobody suffers for their mistakes.