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The Chairperson of the European Movement in Northern Ireland (EMNI) Donal Lyons has warned that the economy ‘doesn’t run on bravado’ following a leaked report which suggested the Northern Ireland economy would take a 12% hit if there is no deal between the UK and EU.
The European Movement NI Chair has said the organisation has already prepared to challenge Brexit at every stage, as the UK Government triggered Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, notifying the EU of its intention to leave.
In a letter to the ‘Irish Times’ in August, the President of the European Movement in Northern Ireland (EMNI) Brian Garrett and long-standing member Dennis Kennedy argue that it is in the interests of Ireland and the UK, and of the rest of the EU, that the closest possible association between the UK and the EU
David Davis admitted today that MPs can amend an upcoming law that will approve May's #Brexit deal. If it isn’t up to snuff, they should make sure it goes to a people's vote. @hugodixon makes the case.
Sammy Wilson poses the question: if full trade deal won't be in place by October how can Irish border be sorted by then? Davis reckons there will be a 'substantive deal' by then with 'technical details' to be worked out in transition period.
A new research paper examined the impact of Brexit on Scotland and NI+found it has 'deepened political divisions'. Deeply worrying+frustrating, given lack of representation for pro-Remain NI at Westminster.
Read Dr Kirsty Hughes+Dr Katy Hayward's paper: https://t.co/3hT88fiERn