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Irish Sea train tunnel would boost business

To paraphrase horse racing parlance, Brexit is likely to produce borders verging from soft to hard between the UK and the EU 27.

Hence, the challenge of post-Brexit potency is to make for a more dynamic UK domestic market complete, with more internal trade in goods and services and with more employment and lower prices. Infrastructure is the key.

UK airport expansion to include Belfast and London airports along with abolition of air passenger duty on UK domestic flights is necessary to make for a bigger, better and cheaper domestic air transport sector for benefit of passengers and freight alike.

An Irish Sea rail tunnel is necessary to join up the United Kingdom and intensify domestic economic activity as goods and passengers will be able to join trains at Belfast bound for the likes of London, Manchester, Glasgow and Edinburgh seamlessly and without friction.

JOHN BARSTOW

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