Taoiseach rejects calls from farmers to appoint a Brexit Minister

 

The Taoiseach has rejected calls from farmers to appoint a Brexit Minister.

Leo Varadkar doesn't think the role would be of any use.

He's due to speak with Theresa May tonight ahead of her Brexit speech tomorrow - and will meet the Prime Minister on Monday.

He says all of government is working on Brexit, and it doesn't need a dedicated ministry: