Thursday, December 22, 2016

Special post-Brexit deal needed for Ireland

A special post-Brexit deal is needed for Ireland, according to an influential House of Lords committee: Brexit and Ireland

The report gives recognition to the importance of the agro-food sector in Ireland and Anglo-Irish trade in this area. Farmers will suffer if trade barriers are imposed between the two countries. The agro-food sector would probably be worst affected, given its reliance on cross-border trade.

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