McEntee: Brexit transition ‘should take as long as it needs’

European Affairs Minister believes a definitive timeline for the changeover period may be impossible to achieve

5th November, 2017
Helen McEntee, Minister for European Affairs Picture: Bryan Meade

The European Affairs Minister has said the post-Brexit transition period should take as long as necessary and that it may not be possible to set a deadline.

Helen McEntee said the extension of deadlines in the Brexit talks already had demonstrated the difficulty and complexity of the issue. “I think a transition period should take as long as it needs to take,” she told The Sunday Business Post.

While EU member states are...

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