After Britain: Wales and Ireland in the post-Brexit era

IIEA14th January 20191min
In his address to the IIEA, Adam Price argued that Brexit and the disunity it has engendered in UK politics could be a centrifugal force for the relationships between the four countries of the United Kingdom. He argued that there is growing support for Irish unity and Scottish and Welsh independence, and proposed that planning begin for new and different unions between the Celtic nations across these islands.

 

In his address to the IIEA, Adam Price argued that Brexit and the disunity it has engendered in UK politics could be a centrifugal force for the relationships between the four countries of the United Kingdom. He argued that there is growing support for Irish unity and Scottish and Welsh independence, and proposed that planning begin for new and different unions between the Celtic nations across these islands.

 

About the Speaker:

Adam Price was elected as leader of Plaid Cymru in September 2018. He became MP for Carmarthen East and Dinefwr at the 2001 General Election, and was elected to the National Assembly for Wales as AM for Carmarthen East and Dinefwr in 2016. He received the Spectator Parliamentary Inquisitor of the Year award for his role in exposing the Mittal Affair within his first year at Westminster. His television documentary on the Miners’ Strike won two BAFTA Cymru awards.