David McWilliams: Unless Ireland makes housing cheaper we will miss Brexit bounce

If we let landowners not skilled workers take the coming dividend, we will miss a huge opportunity

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar with German chancellor Angela Merkel at Farmleigh House, Dublin, where they met for talks on Brexit, on Thursday. Photograph:  Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar with German chancellor Angela Merkel at Farmleigh House, Dublin, where they met for talks on Brexit, on Thursday. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Britain in 2019 doesn’t feel quite like Yugoslavia did 30 years ago, but then again Yugoslavia didn’t feel like Yugoslavia until it became the former Yugoslavia. Brexit is pointing to the end of the UK.

The surface unity of the May-Corbyn truce is nothing but a marriage of convenience forged in desperate circumstances.

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