Monday February 17, 2020

Brexit: 'Britain leaving the single market is a one-way ticket to disaster for Ireland'

Irish businesses in Britain must campaign against Brexit more vigorously, warns former British Europe minister

6th January, 2017
Britain's indecisive Brexit strategy could end up hampering Ireland more Pics: Getty

Britain’s political class was caught off guard this week. Not only did the parting words of Britain’s ambassador to the EU advise his staff to “challenge ill-founded arguments and muddled thinking” - a shot across the bow of his government - but they also made clear that not even he was aware of Britain’s Brexit negotiating objectives.

Britain’s economy has shown very few signs of slowing down...

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