Brexit

ATTENDENCE AT THE BRITISH IRISH PARLIAMENTARY ASSEMBLY

21 October 2019

This weekend I am attending the 59th Plenary Session of the British Irish Parliamentary Assembly (BIPA) in the Forest of Arden, Warwickshire. While at BIPA, I will be chairing the Economic Committee and we are due to finalise a report on how to revitalize the high street. Brexit has been a deeply dividing experience for … Continue reading Attendence at the British Irish Parliamentary Assembly

LATEST ON BREXIT FOR BUSINESS

27 September 2019

This week I questioned the Minister for Finance about the effect of a no-deal Brexit on customs clearance and other requirements for importing from the UK mainland and Northern Ireland, and the implications he anticipated of a no-deal hard Brexit for VAT and business. I also questioned the Minister about the steps he has taken … Continue reading Latest on Brexit for Business

RAINY DAY FUND SHOULD BE DEPLOYED IN A NO DEAL BREXIT

12 September 2019

With the Budget due to be delivered on the basis of a No Deal Brexit, Labour Finance spokesperson Joan Burton TD has said there should be a commitment to using the money available in the Rainy Day Fund to support industries and jobs impacted by a crash out exit by the UK. Deputy Burton said: … Continue reading Rainy Day Fund Should Be Deployed In A No Deal Brexit