Labour GAFFE as Emily Thornberry says exported Australian food ‘will GO OFF’

31 May

Asked about the UK’s future trade with major Commonwealth countries post-Brexit, Ms Thornberry said: “Things like our food industry, you can’t export it to Australia – it will go off.”

She appeared to be unaware that, accoring to the Food and Drink Federation, Britain exported exported £337.7 million worth of food & drink to Australia  in 2016, up 12.4 per cent on the previous year.

Focusing further on the food industry, Ms Thornberry also claimed that British food would go off if Britain leaves the EU customs union.

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