Tom McGurk: A United Ireland becomes a possibility if Brexit proves a disaster for the North

Post Brexit, both North and South are only united in uncertainty – but that could change quickly

19th March, 2017
The Minster for Foreign Affairs and Trade Mr. Charlie Flanagan TD, UK Secretary of State for Exiting the EU Mr. David Davis MP and Tanaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality Ms. Frances Fitzgerald TD met last year Pic: RollingNews.ie

There was a truly revealing, if not astonishing, Brexit moment in the House of Commons last week. One of the three Brexit ministers, David Davies, was asked at a select committee hearing by Labour’s Hilary Benn if he had a trading plan in place in the event of no agreement with the EU in the negotiations and Britain having to crash out. Davies calmly replied no.

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