Wednesday December 11, 2019

A hung parliament bodes ill for Ireland, post-Brexit

All British party leaders see the border and Irish interests as key problems

17th November, 2019
Jeremy Corbyn wouldn’t join Swinson’s Remain voting pact

The British general election may be a mishmash of threats, lies and candidates falling like ninepins, but never have our nearest neighbour’s politics mattered more. And never has the vision of a hung parliament conjured so much confusion.

Whichever way the candidates crumble on December 12, the coalitions or versions of confidence and supply agreements that may emerge do not bode well for Irish interests in a post-Brexit world.

All of the party leaders...

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