Matt Carthy welcomes support of new EU leader of Brexit extension

Midlands North West MEP Matt Carthy is welcoming comments from the new president elect on her support for a Brexit extension.

Urusla von der Leyen has also told the commission that she “stands ready” to support a Brexit extension if needed.

Matt Carthy says that while Sinn Fein won’t be supporting her as the new president, he does welcome the fact that she made the statement.

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He says though she will have no real power on the issue…