Protestor flags fly opposite the Houses of Parliament in London on Thursday, April 11, 2019. Photo: AP

Britain stands down army of 6,000 no-deal Brexit staff – after spending close to US$2 billion

  • 4,500 were new recruits with no clear role now that Article 50 has been extended to October 31
  • Labour Party’s Hilary Benn calls this a ‘costly price’ to pay for Theresa May’s insistence on keeping no-deal departure from EU on the table
Topic |   Brexit

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Protestor flags fly opposite the Houses of Parliament in London on Thursday, April 11, 2019. Photo: AP
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