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UK Labour's Corbyn tells EU's Barnier hard Irish border must be avoided

September 27, 2018 5:04 PM
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The leader of Britain’s main opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, said he had told the EU’s Brexit chief Michel Barnier in talks on Thursday that Britain’s withdrawal must not disrupt trade across the Ireland-Northern Ireland border.

Corbyn, who has previously met Barnier and once brought him an Arsenal football shirt as a gift, stressed that he was not negotiating with him on his visit to Brussels but laying out Labour’s views on the dangers of a no-deal Brexit.

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