European Parliament recommends association agreement for future EU-UK relations

The European Parliament has today voted in favour of a draft resolution that lays out the Parliament’s position on a possible framework for future EU-UK relations post Brexit.

Ireland is mentioned several times in the document. It specifically refers to preserving the Good Friday Agreement in all its parts.

And it stresses that the UK keep to its commitments to ensure there is no hardening of the border on the island of Ireland.

Northwest MEP Mairead McGuinness explains the significance of today’s vote…