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Local TD reiterates importance of a Brexit deal for businesses in the border region

Nov 12, 2020 17:11 By News Northern Sound
Local TD reiterates importance of a Brexit deal for businesses in the border region Local TD reiterates importance of a Brexit deal for businesses in the border region
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A local TD has reiterated the importance of a Brexit deal for people and businesses in the border region. The Withdrawal of the United Kingdom

A local TD has reiterated the importance of a Brexit deal for people and businesses in the border region.

The Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union Legislation was before Dáil yesterday and Cavan/Monaghan TD Brendan Smith took the opportunity to highlight the adverse impacts for local communities.

Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney reassured him that even if there is no EU-UK Relationship Agreement the Northern Ireland Protocol will be implemented.

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However, Minister Coveney stated that talks are continuing and they anticipate finding a deal.

Deputy Smith emphasised the need for all businesses to be prepared, but particularly smaller companies, fearing many may be unfamiliar with the inevitable customs checks that will ensue:

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