Thursday October 1, 2020

Government dossier reveals sectors in the Brexit firing line

Briefing papers cover 16 different sectors, including retail, tourism, IT and manufacturing

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

18th December, 2016
Mary Mitchell O’Connor’s department prepared briefing papers on the country’s key economic sectors

Government agencies are seeking to keep the four biggest British supermarkets onside to minimise the Brexit fallout.

It is one of the revelations in a series of briefing papers prepared by jobs minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor’s department on the country’s key economic sectors.

One sectoral paper notes that Tesco, Asda, Morrisons and Sainsbury’s dominate the food market in Britain, which is the single biggest destination for Irish food exports...

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