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‘Ludicrous and absurd’: DUP slams Taoiseach’s passports claim

Gregory Campbell said there was no evidence to support Varadkar's rationale

22nd October, 2017
Gregory Campbell and Arlene Foster of the DUP

A senior DUP MP has strongly criticised the Taoiseach’s claim that the majority of people in Northern Ireland, including unionists, will want to become Irish after Britain leaves the European Union.

Gregory Campbell described Leo Varadkar’s comments at the European Council summit in Brussels last week as “ludicrous and absurd” and said there was no evidence to support his rationale.

Varadkar told reporters last Thursday that he had informed...

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