Thursday February 27, 2020

A year in the life of Brexit

Europe is well past its initial shock over Britain’s departure; now the real work begins on how all sides can strike a deal

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@obraonain
25th June, 2017
5

Conservative MEP Charles Tannock describes himself as part-Irish. He speaks French, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese but his mother is an Irish citizen who lives in Paris. It makes him a useful contact for Irish diplomats in Brussels, and someone who can very much see the impact of the first anniversary of Brexit on both countries.

As an ardent pro-European, Tannock was desperately disappointed when British voters chose to leave the EU. But the chaotic outcome...

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