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‘Survey highlights economic imperative of Irish unity’ - Murphy

29 May, 2019 - by Conor Murphy


The latest economic survey highlights the growing imperative of Irish reunification, Sinn Féin MLA Conor Murphy has said.

The Sinn Féin negotiator was speaking after the survey compiled by the IMD business school ranked British economic competitiveness at 23rd in the world, slipping three places from 2017, while the south of Ireland was ranked seventh, up five places.

“The British economy is weakening and worse is to come if the Tories and the DUP deliver the disaster of Brexit,” Conor Murphy commented.

“Meanwhile the southern economy is growing rapidly.

“In this context it is no wonder that many businesses and workers in the north are coming to the conclusion that they will be better off in a United Ireland that is at the heart of Europe.”

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