11/05/2022

NI Needs 'Solutions And Certainty Not Threats' – SF

Northern Ireland needs "solutions and certainty through dialogue … rather than unilateral threats or actions by the British government", Sinn Féin MP John Finucane has said.

John Finucane was responding to comments by British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss.

He said: "The Irish Protocol is the solution to the British Brexit problem.

"It is also an irrefutable fact that no credible alternative to the Protocol exists which limits the impacts of Brexit on our society, people and economy.

"This bombast from Liz Truss is make believe, and simply does not represent the present realities facing us here.
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"What is real, however, is that this cycle of disruption and chaos coming from Downing Street is severely undermining our political stability and it is our society, people and economy which are being forced to pay the price.

"People continue to languish on growing hospital waiting lists and workers and families are struggling with the cost of living crisis.

"They want good government and an end to the game playing by the Tory government in its negotiations with the EU.

"The Tory threats are reckless and totally unacceptable.

"People and businesses deserve certainty and we need solutions through dialogue between London and Brussels, not unilateral threats or action."

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