Riots on the streets, food prices rises and reduced medical supplies are real risks of the UK leaving the EU without a deal, a government document has said .
Ministers have published details of their Yellowhammer contingency plan, after MPs voted to force its release.
It outlines a series of "reasonable worst case assumptions" for the impact of a no-deal Brexit on 31
Michael Gove, one of Boris Johnson's senior cabinet colleagues who has been given responsibility for no-deal planning, said "revised assumptions" will be published "in due course alongside document outlining the government's mitigations has a place in place and intends to a place in place."
However, ministers have blocked the release of communications between No 10 aides about P
Mr Gove said MPs' request to see e-mails, texts and WhatsApp messages from Dominic Cummings, Boris Johnson's chief aide and eight other advisers in Downing Street were "unreasonable and disproportionate".
Publishing the information, he added, would "contravene the law" and "offend against the basic principles of fairness".
The government sought to resist the publication of Operation Yellowhammer document, but lost a vote on the issue in the Commons on Monday, prior to the suspension of Parliament, so it was compelled to do so.
-page document, dated August 2 and leaked to the Sunday Times last month, warns of disruption at Dover and other channel crossings for at least three months, increased risk of public disorder, and some shortages of fresh food.
'Food price rises'
On food, the document says certain types of fresh food supply "will decrease" and "critical dependencies for the food chain" such as key ingredients "may be in shorter supply".
It says these factors would not lead to overall food shortages "but would reduce the availability and choice of products and would increase the price that could impact vulnerable groups."
The document also says low-income groups "will be disproportionately affected by any price rises in food and fuel ".
The flow of cross-Channel goods could face" significant disruption lasting up to six months. "
" Unmitigated, this will have an impact on the supply of medicines and medical supplies, "it says.  "The Relief of Medicines and Medical Products' Supply Chains on Short Straits Crossing Make them Particularly Vulnerable to Severe Extended Delays."
Among its other key points are:
- Protests and counter-protests will take place across the UK
- Lorries could wait more than two days to cross the Channel
- Some businesses will cease trading
- There will be growth in the black market
- Some adult social care providers could fail
] The document also warns potential clashes if foreign fishing vessels enter British territorial waters on the day after the UK's departure and says economic difficulties could be "exacerbated" by flooding or a flu pandemic this winter.
The BBC's Chris Mason said so me of the scenarios outlined were "stark," but ministers were insisting the paper was not a prediction about what would happen.
The document, which, until now, has been categorized as "official, sensitive", is not an official cabinet paper. It dates from 10 days after Mr Johnson became prime minister.
Labor's shadow Brexit secretary Keir Starmer said: "These documents confirm the severe risks of a no-deal Brexit, which Labor has worked so hard to block.
" It is completely irresponsible for the government to have tried to ignore these stark warnings and prevent the public from seeing the records. "
MPs voted on Monday to order the release of all internal correspondence and communications, including e-mails, texts and WhatsApp messages, between nine No 10 advisers referring to Parliament's suspension.
But the government has said it will not comply with the MPs' request, citing potential legal breaches of data protection and employment rights.
'Right of reply'
Mr Gove said the legal advice received by Mr Johnson before requesting the prorogation of Parliament was in the public domain after being disclosed as part of the ongoing court cases, but there was no justification for the "far broader" information being sought.
"To name individuals without any regard for their rights or the consequences of doing so goes far beyond any reasonable right of Parliament under this procedure.
" These individuals have no right of reply, and the procedure used fails to afford them any of the protections that would properly be in place.
"It offends against the basic principles of fairness and the Civil Service duty of care towards its employees," he said.
He said it was ministers, not civil servants or special advisers, who were ultimately accountable to Parliament for decisions taken.
The request, therefore, was "inappropriate in principle and in practice, would on its own terms purport to require the government to contravene the law, and is singularly unfair to the named individuals."