By Sarah Olney, Sep 20, 2021
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 hurt those who are worst off - just as Rishi Sunak takes £20 a week out of their Universal Credit.
It's not sustainable.
But at the recent Liberal Democrat Conference, we passed an emergency motion that reaffirmed our commitment to a better way:
We also voted for several new measures, including:
It's time for Boris Johnson and Co to grow up and face the consequences of their actions.
It's quite wrong that our citizens suffer for their mistakes.