Friday September 25, 2020

New plan for ‘exhausted’ firms amid rising fears of no-deal Brexit

Coveney to bring 60-page readiness proposal to cabinet this Tuesday

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@obraonain
6th September, 2020
Coveney will also brief the cabinet about the new Brexit omnibus bill, which is largely completed and is a technical reworking of the Brexit omnibus passed by the Dáil last year

A new plan to prepare beleaguered businesses for a potential no-deal Brexit in four months‘ time is set to be brought to cabinet on Tuesday by Simon Coveney, the Minister for Foreign Affairs, amid increasing concerns over the lack of progress in talks between Britain and the EU.

The moves comes as the government is worried that “exhausted” businesses struggling to cope with the impact of Covid-19 will not be properly prepared to respond...

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