1 March 2019 No Comments by The Northern Standard

With the continuing uncertainty at Westminster over Brexit, now just 29 days away, the government says it remains focused on securing an orderly and agreed Brexit through ratification of the Withdrawal Agreement between the European Union and the United Kingdom. The government also recognises that a no deal Brexit would pose unprecedented challenges for the UK, as well as for the EU, including Ireland.

It would be impossible in a no deal scenario to maintain the current seamless arrangements between the EU and UK across a full range of sectors, that are currently facilitated by our common EU membership. As part of the government’s no deal preparations, the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Simon Coveney TD has this week introduced in the Dáil the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union (Consequential Provisions) Bill 2019.

This single omnibus Bill is made up of fifteen parts relating to matters within the remits…

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