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British government has no idea what Brexit means – McGuinness

2 October, 2016 - by Martin McGuinness


Sinn Féin MLA Martin McGuinness said today the British government is taking a leap into the dark with no plan and no idea what Brexit means.

Mr McGuinness was responding to comments made by the British Prime Minister that she will trigger negotiations on Brexit before the end of March next year.

Martin McGuinness said:

“The issue of when the British government will actually trigger Brexit continues to be a movable feast.

“Theresa May has also made a U-turn on comments she made before the referendum when she said it was inconceivable to suggest a Leave vote would not have a negative impact on the border.

“The reality is that the British government is taking a leap into the dark with no plan and no idea what Brexit means. 

“What is clear is there is no good outcome from Brexit.

“The people of the North voted to stay in the EU. That vote must be recognised and respected in any negotiations.”

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