Louise Haigh – 2020 Comments on Readiness of Northern Ireland Trade Systems

The comments made by Louise Haigh, the Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, on 12 November 2020.

It’s clear that the bare basic systems needed to trade between Great Britain and Northern Ireland are simply not ready.

The Government now urgently needs to explain what contingency plans are in place to avoid widespread disruption on 1 January.

Businesses and communities must not pay the price for the Government’s staggering incompetence and failure to prepare.