Inside Politics: Brexit trade war ‘inevitable’, Starmer brands Tories ‘party of crime and disorder’

Did you have trouble getting items from the shops yesterday? Pictures of empty shelves are plastered all over most of this morning’s papers, amid more warnings from the food industry that the UK’s “pingdemic” could cause major disruption to supplies. There may be more bad news for businesses further down the line after the EU rejected Lord Frost’s calls to re-write the Northern Ireland protocol, sparking fears of a full blown trade war. Elsewhere, Keir Starmer wants to crack down on crime and today launches a campaign for safer communities. NHS staff have been offered a 3 per cent pay rise.

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