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Former British PM tells Irish business of economic dangers of Brexit

Gordon Brown warns of "blocking minority" that would prevent necessary changes

Ian Guider

Markets Editor

29th April, 2016
Fergal O'Rourke, managing partner at PwC with former British PM Gordon Brown

The former British prime minister Gordon Brown has warned Irish businesses of the economic dangers Europe faces if his country leaves the European Union.

In one of his first public comments on the upcoming referendum, Brown told a dinner in Dublin last night that there would be consequences for trade between Britain and Ireland if voters opted to withdraw from the EU.

“People often forget that Ireland is the UK’s biggest trading partner after the...

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