From top: Oliver Cromnwell (left), Boris Johnson; Fine Gael Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Richard Bruton and Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Heather Humphries at Dublin Castle this afternoon
— Cate McCurry (@CateMcCurry) August 29, 2019
Further to yesterday’s tweet by Minister of State Michael D’Arcy that Boris Johnson’s decision to seek a suspension of the House of Commons was the “most anti-democratic” decision by a prime minister since Oliver Cromwell established a “protectorate government” in the 1600s.
Ireland’s business minister Heather Humphreys said: “First of all, minister D’Arcy has removed that tweet. As far as we are concerned, we are not going to comment on internal British politics.”
The Irish communications Richard Bruton, another member of the Fine Gael party, said: “We are not going to get involved in British politics because they have a lot of decisions to make.”
Earlier: A Limerick A Day