“There is a sense here that, we’ve been here before, we’ve been here many times, none of us can predict the political developments in the United Kingdom,” says European Parliament's Mairead McGuinness
“The council could meet and not make a decision but decide very close to the 31st about an extension.” European Parliament Vice-President Mairead McGuinness reacts to today's vote, and says “from a European side we felt the deal was done” #Newsnight | @MaireadMcGMEP
“It’s quite frightening actually… and I can feel the tension" European Parliament VP Mairead McGuinness on the atmosphere in Westminster - adding that she worries “that there’s nothing the House of Commons can agree on" #Newsnight | @MaireadMcGMEP
Does the PM have to ask the EU for a delay - and would it be granted? ERG Chairman Steve Baker, Shadow Labour Minister Laura Pidcock and European Parliament Vice-President Mairead McGuinness join us live at 17.50 #Newsnight | @LauraPidcock237 @MaireadMcGMEP @SteveBakerHW
"The idea that any one person would decide that we would return to violence on the island of Ireland is repugnant to me." Irish MEP Mairead McGuinness says the New IRA spokesman interviewed by Channel 4 News "does not speak for anyone in Northern Ireland".
“The idea that any one person would decide that we would return to violence on the island of Ireland is repugnant to me.” Mairead McGuinness condemns the New IRA after they told Channel 4 News that any Brexit border infrastructure would be a “legitimate target for attack”.
"Reopening the Withdrawal Agreement is not on our table, and indeed was something that the Prime Minister, as I recall, ruled out herself." European Parliament Vice PresidentMairead McGuinness responds to Theresa May's pledge to renegotiate the Brexit withdrawal deal.
"It's schoolboy politics and they really should wise up and behave like politicians." Vice-President of the European Parliament Mairead McGuinness says the recent comments of some pro-Brexit politicians are “truly atrocious.”
"It's schoolboy politics and they really should wise-up and behave like politicians." Vice-President of the European Parliament Mairead McGuinness attacks the rhetoric of some pro-Brexit politicians, which "does a disservice to the United Kingdom." #C4News
‘Atrocious, schoolboy politics’ - how Irish MEP Mairead McGuinness described Tory MP’s perfidious Albion’ comment to :
"I can guarantee you this: there will be no hard border on the island of Ireland." Mairead McGuinness, the Irish Vice President of the European Parliament, says Brexit negotiators will not impose a hard border in Ireland.
Mairéad McGuinness, Irish MEP and Vice President of the European Parliament, says that if she had her way she would ban the word "rubbish" from parliament. "This is not the House of Commons, this is the EU house of parliament," she warns.