Hard Brexit: Will The UK Be Able To Feed Itself?
Currently, the UK produces only 60 percent of the food it needs to feed the population domestically. As our infographic shows, this is a marked decrease on the level of 74 percent seen in 1987. Food is of course not the only sector which could face shortages. Pharmacists warned this week that they are already experiencing a surge in shortages of common medicines, coupled with "vastly increased" prices.
This chart shows the UK's level of food self-sufficiency from 1987 to 2017.