Saturday 17 February 2018

It's friendly neighbour 'Pascalle' back home in Tyneside

Paschal Donohoe speaks on the referendum in Newcastle. Photo: SR Projects
Paschal Donohoe speaks on the referendum in Newcastle. Photo: SR Projects
Nicola Anderson

Nicola Anderson

Paschal Donohoe stands on the famous High Level Bridge on the River Tyne, opened by Queen Victoria in 1849, and points out a building in the far distance.

"Built by European funding," he confides. "But of course, I can't say that in my speech."

The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform is in the UK on a hastily organised visit to encourage a 'Remain' vote in the forthcoming Brexit referendum.

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