ne British poultry farmer is giving away thousands of eggs to local food banks after a big slump in sales. The farmer says 180,000 hens “cannot be furloughed”. Angry seafood bosses don’t have the option of handing rotten produce to food banks. They may have stopped short of dumping their stinking stock at Downing Street during protests (as threatened) – but industry chiefs remain livid at Boris Johnson’s perceived “betrayal”. UK meat exporters are also now warning the PM they too are being crippled by Brexit red tape.
Chief political commentator John Rentoul on what to look out for today: