Key Brexit negotiator: Britain could yet hold new referendum

Rory Montgomery, a senior official in the Department of Foreign Affairs, told an audience in Dublin last week that he was interested to see what would happen if British MPs rejected the withdrawal agreement

21st January, 2018
Rory Montgomery, a senior official in the Department of Foreign Affairs

One of Ireland’s senior Brexit negotiators believes there is a chance that Britain will hold a second referendum, and that there is still hope it will reverse its decision to leave the EU.

In frank remarks to an audience in Dublin last week, Rory Montgomery, a senior official in the Department of Foreign Affairs, said he was interested to see what would happen if British MPs rejected the withdrawal agreement.

He also said...

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