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Retail NI chief govt Glyn Roberts mentioned the enterprise group doesn’t desire a no-deal Brexit.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is because of maintain a reception for enterprise leaders in Northern Ireland at Downing Street this night.

Mr Roberts informed BBC Radio 4’s Today programme:

First and foremost we’ll be saying that, proper throughout each part of the enterprise group in Northern Ireland, we need to see a deal.

A no-deal of the UK, and clearly Northern Ireland crashing out with the remainder of the UK, would, in response to our personal division’s economic system, lead to 45,000 jobs being misplaced – that is 7% of all personal sector jobs in Northern Ireland. It would additionally trigger extreme harm to our simply-in-time provide chain.