A ‘Brexit’ would justify referendum on the North – Anderson

A referendum on a united Ireland would be
justified if the UK left the EU. That’s according to the Sinn Fein MEP Martina
Anderson who was speaking in the European Parliament in Strasbourg. Her
comments follow recent statements by the former Scottish First Minister Alex
Salmond. He said a UK exit from the EU could trigger another independence
referendum in Scotland. Martina Anderson says Northern Ireland ‘will be shackled’
to Britain and that partition will be ‘copper fastened’ if the UK votes to
leave the EU on June 23rd.  

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Brexit would see North-South border re-imposed – Anderson

Border controls will become a reality again
between the north and south of Ireland if the UK leaves the EU. So claims Sinn
Fein MEP Martina Anderson who is campaigning for Britain to remain an EU member
in the upcoming in-out referendum on June 23. Supporters of a Brexit, including
the UK Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Theresa Villiers, have suggested that
the free flowing border between the North and the Republic will continue to
exist, if the UK votes to leave. However this is refuted by Ms Anderson, who
states that the EU could insist on a closed border between both parts of the

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