Of (nearly) like minds – North South, Northwest… July 4, 2016Posted by WorldbyStorm in Uncategorized.
…the Dáil and Seanad, along with representatives from the UK Parliament, the Scottish Parliament, the Welsh Assembly, the Northern Ireland Assembly, the High Court of Tynwald (Isle of Man) and the States of Guernsey and Jersey.
And, reading between the line, considerable concern over the reimposition of a ‘hard border’ on this island. It’s some day when:
“It was a UK referendum and it is over and we must now implement the decision.”
He continued: “The most vital thing we must ensure is that there is no hard border between the Republic of Ireland and the UK.”
Or Reg Empey:
“Let us move on. Let us protect the relationships between the islands but also within this island,” he said.
Though some nonsense talked about the Commonwealth, and those suggesting the ROI should join. Is Paul Bew serious when he says:
…that there was no doubt in his mind that the Commonwealth would be an institution that would bring more power to Ireland.
Really? Is he sure of that?
And matters constitutional – UK-wise, not far from the surface:
William Duffy, a member of the Scottish Parliament, said the referendum had changed the status of Scotland and a second referendum on independence was a distinct possibility.