Northern Ireland’s Place in the UK

Part of Northern Ireland – in the House of Commons on 8th December 2021.

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Photo of Robin Millar Robin Millar Conservative, Aberconwy

Internal trade is one of the key strengths and benefits of being part of our United Kingdom. Irish Government statistics, however, suggest a 60% increase in north-south trade with the United Kingdom. Does my right hon. Friend agree that the diversion of trade is clear evidence of the need to invoke article 16?