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Why the DUP needs to stop gloating about Brexit

Posted by seumasach on August 3, 2016

Why the DUP needs to stop gloating about Brexit and put people before party for once

Belfast Telegraph

3rd August, 2016

The border was, in a sense, put to bed with the Good Friday Agreement. The constitutional question that had dogged our history and was central to the Troubles was neutralised in so far as all parties to the Agreement accepted the consent principle and that any change to the constitutional status quo could only come about by the consent of the majority of the electorate in Northern Ireland by way of a referendum agreeing to a united Ireland.

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