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Brian Hayes: 'We need to prepare for the worst on Brexit'

MEP's 6 red lines issues Ireland will have to tackle if Britain leaves

15th April, 2016

Ireland needs a stable government as a matter of urgency to prepare for the domesday scenario of Britain leaving Europe, MEP Brian Hayes has warned.

Speaking at the Association of European Journalists in Dublin this morning, Hayes said: "I am not convinced that there is enough contingency planning being done at government level on the Brexit referendum.

"There is an urgent need to put in place a stable government to prepare for the real prospect...

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