McConologue: Minister for Brexit needed

An overall response and a Minister with sole responsibility is needed to tackle the fallout from Brexit.

That’s according to the Fianna Fail Agriculture Spokesperson Charlie McConologue who chaired a debate on Agriculture at a special Brexit conference organised by the party in Dundalk over the weekend.

Speakers from all sectors including agriculture and industry took part.

Deputy McConologue told Ocean FM what the aim of the conference was:

He also told Ocean FM News today that there is no doubt that an overall Minister to co-ordinate an Irish response to Brexit is needed.

Charlie McConologue says based on the range of issues raised by all sectors at the conference he thinks that a Minister with sole responsibility in this area is needed: