Kent schools warned to expect closures, “lockdowns” & food shortages in wake of no-deal Brexit

Grainne Cuffe and Paul Francis - 24 January 2019

Kent County Council has advised teachers and pupils on what to expect if Britain crashes out of the EU in March, which it expects will cause huge customs-related traffic jams – which are likely to negatively affect air quality.

The advice includes “possible lockdowns”, disrupted exams, and more “unaccompanied asylum seeking children” arriving in the area.

Under a section headed “Potential challenges to schools and communities” schools are advised to “consider planning for possible lockdown if air quality deteriorates”... See more