Mairead McGuinness: ‘We are in difficult place with Brexit to be frank’

EU has been working ‘night and day to bring solutions not soundbites to the table’ and this has not been reciprocated by the UK, commissioner says

4th June, 2021
Mairead McGuinness: ‘We are in difficult place with Brexit to be frank’
Mairead McGuinness said she did not want to think about what the consequences might be if the EU-UK withdrawal agreement and the Northern Ireland protocol were to be scrapped

The effects of Brexit will be felt for many years, Mairead McGuinness has said.

“I think Brexit will never be done, I think it will be living with us for some time, we are in a difficult place at the moment, to be frank,” the EU commissioner for financial services, financial stability and capital markets union said.

Trust between the EU and Britain is damaged and efforts on the part of the EU...

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