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Brexit-style rhetoric could put us in a UK-style mess

Angus Woods


Farmers should be wary of populist tirades against imports by people who also demand more exports to the same countries

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Distraction: Boris Johnson in the House of Commons. Photo: PA

Distraction: Boris Johnson in the House of Commons. Photo: PA

Distraction: Boris Johnson in the House of Commons. Photo: PA

The mess that is Brexit rumbles on and on. Internal UK Conservative Party politics and leadership survival have been given priority, rather than any long-term trade agreements with the EU.

Initially, the UK tried to divide opinion among the EU member states on Brexit, but the EU has remained united — and the common position has defended Irish interests.


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