Brian Keegan: Latest Brexit row shows that changing borders has a price
A lack of any serious engagement with the economic consequences of Brexit means that further crises and flashpoints are inevitable
Brexit has been divisive, and will continue to be so, largely because economic issues were not explored with any rigour in the political decision-making process.
As the events in the North over the past week have shown, problems arise when international boundaries are redrafted. Brexit was not merely a matter of reorganising economic and regulatory arrangements. It changed the borders of the European Union. Those changes are becoming more pronounced with every passing week.