Wednesday October 21, 2020

Shatter blasts frictionless border ‘fantasy’

Brexit a ‘stupid act of self-destruction’

29th October, 2017
Alan Shatter: fears for peace process in North Picture: Feargal Ward

Former justice minister Alan Shatter has called the government’s narrative of a frictionless border post-Brexit a “political fantasy” and has warned that peace in Northern Ireland could be jeopardised if the problem is not resolved.

Speaking on the podcast Legal Matters, to be broadcast on this Tuesday, the ex-Fine Gael TD described Britain’s decision to depart the EU as “one of the most stupid acts of self-destruction” any European government...

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