BCAB MARKS BREXIT BIRTHDAY WITH RENEWED CALLS TO PROTECT PEACE, BUILD ALL-ISLAND ECONOMY

26 June 2020 No Comments by The Northern Standard

The BCAB or Border Communities Against Brexit campaign group made a renewed call this week for efforts to protect the peace process and build an Irish all-island economy as the UK’s departure from the European Union progressed. The group issued a statement to make the anniversary of June 23 2016, the day “Brexit was born” and a day which they said “changed Europe, Britain and Ireland forever.”

BCAB said: “None of us ever expected on June 23 2016 that our lives for years and years would be consumed by the decision taken on this date, that our newspapers, TVs, radios, social media streams would be bursting with all the twists and turns of the fallout from referendum day. “None of us expected a decision to Leave. “Indeed, none of us in BCAB ever thought that ,four years later, we would still have so much uncertainty about how Britain would ultimately leave the EU: deal or no deal? “The tens of billions of euro that Brexit has burnt in its furnace has only epitomised the hot and toxic atmosphere which Brexit has brought to politics…..

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