British Irish Parliamentary Assembly meeting to discuss making trade easier

The banking crisis and the economy will top the agenda at the British Irish Parliamentary Assembly meeting in England over the next two days.

In a joint statement, co-chairs - Lord Cope and Donegal North East TD Joe McHugh - said issues of justice and human rights will also be discussed at the meeting which takes place at the Grand Hotel in Brighton.

Deputy Mc Hugh says a major priority must be to make it as easy as possible for Irish firms to trade in the UK........