Johnson must put North on front foot despite backstop

The new British PM must understand how devastating a no-deal Brexit would be for all sectors of Northern Ireland’s economy

28th July, 2019

In both his speech outside 10 Downing Street, and in Parliament on Thursday, Boris Johnson referenced measures which, if followed through, could be positive for businesses in Northern Ireland. These included an economic package to boost business and the changing of tax rules so that firms are able to invest in capital and research.

These reflect many of the points NI Chamber has been making on the domestic business environment, both to Johnson and to other...

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