GOVERNMENT MUST COME CLEAN ON BREXIT PREPARATIONS AS RHETORIC IN THE UK RAMPS UP – CHAMBERS

6 September 2019 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Brexit Lisa Chambers has called on the Government to outline to Irish citizens what its plan for a no-deal Brexit is. She made the call following UK Prime Minister Boris Johnston’s plans to extend the suspension of the British Parliament until mid- September, thereby reducing the amount of time MPs have to block a no-deal Brexit. Deputy Chambers said, “It is really concerning to see British politics further disintegrate as we approach the Brexit deadline of October 31. If Prime Minister Johnson seeks to suspend parliament for over a month, to resume just three days before the next EU Council meeting, this will only serve to further deepen the divide in British politics and move us further away from getting a Brexit deal done.

“The UK, like Ireland, is a parliamentary democracy; for this to function and serve its citizens properly, MPs should have adequate time in parliament to debate Brexit in its final stages. The idea this would not happen I imagine is deeply upsetting for MPs and many citizens in the UK. “Clearly our own domestic preparations must be ramped up by government as a no deal Brexit now seems very likely. Ministers here have failed to clearly…

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