UK Government must now produce better plan for engaging with EU or revoke Article 50, says Farry

Alliance Brexit spokesperson Stephen Farry MLA has said if the Brexit process has not reached a “positive and constructive conclusion” by April 12, the UK Government has no other option but to revoke Article 50. Dr Farry was speaking after MPs voted to reject Theresa May’s proposed Withdrawal Agreement by 344 votes to 286. It […]

UK Government implementation of Brexit incompetent and humiliating, says Farry

The UK Government’s implementation of Brexit has been “incompetent and humiliating,” Alliance Brexit spokesperson Stephen Farry MLA has said. Dr Farry was speaking after a meeting of the European Council, whose President Donald Tusk said if the Prime Minister’s Withdrawal Agreement achieves the backing of Parliament, the date of Brexit will be pushed back to […]

No reason to further delay devolution talks, says Farry

Alliance Deputy Leader Stephen Farry MLA has said there is no reason to further delay talks to restore devolution, after the Secretary of State said no process would take place until at least May. He was speaking after meeting Karen Bradley in London, where she also signalled her intention to extend until the end of […]

A game of chicken being played over Brexit process way forward, says Farry

A game of chicken is being played over the way forward on the Brexit process, Alliance Brexit spokesperson Stephen Farry MLA has said. Dr Farry was speaking after giving evidence to the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee at Westminster, which was holding a session on the border and the proposed backstop. “After well over 33 months […]

Shambolic parliament cannot make up its mind on Brexit

Alliance Party Deputy Leader and Brexit Spokesperson, Stephen Farry MLA, has criticised “shambolic” parliament for failing to outline a clear way forward on Brexit, after MPs supported the principle of extending Article 50, while at the same time failing to determine an alternative way forward to the Withdrawal Deal. With just over two weeks to […]

Dismissing no deal Brexit must be matched with positive alternative, says Farry

Alliance Brexit spokesperson Stephen Farry MLA has said the rejection of a no deal Brexit by the House of Commons must be followed by the positive alternative of a People’s Vote. Dr Farry was speaking after MPs voted to reject the UK leaving the EU without a withdrawal agreement. “Voting to take a no deal […]