Mr Frost is similar in temperament to Mrs May's chief Brexit adviser, Olly Robbins, in that his top priority is getting a Brexit deal (though unlike Mr Robbins, Downing Street hopes that he will not be overheard discussing the nuts and bolts of his Brexit plan, as occurred to disastrous effect in February). … [Read more...] about Boris Johnson’s Brexit sherpa takes glimmer of hope to Brussels – but is an ‘Ireland-proof’ deal the impossible dream?
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But with the chances of a trade deal appearing slim and the end of the transition period in December creeping ever closer the UK wants to act unilaterally - disregarding the joint committee requirement - in order to ‘clarify’ some parts of the divorce deal relating to Northern Ireland. … [Read more...] about Cabinet minister admits Boris Johnson’s plans to tear up Brexit divorce deal WILL break international law as top Government lawyer quits hours before talks restart and Theresa May warns UK will ‘no longer be trusted’
“However, if an agreement was not reached, as a responsible government, we had to provide a safety net that removed any ambiguity and ensured that the Government would always be able to deliver on its commitments to the people of Northern Ireland. … [Read more...] about 7pm Brexit latest: Gove hopes for progress with deal within weeks as EU threatens to SUE Britain over law breach
Shadow chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Rachel Reeves, said Truss’s letter “confirms fears that several ministers have been making things up as they go with a lack of awareness of the real world consequences of border policies they’ve had four years to develop”. … [Read more...] about Liz Truss warns Boris Johnson over Brexit border plans
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has strongly defended his government’s plan to override sections of the Brexit deal he negotiated with the European Union, arguing that the EU has an “extreme” interpretation of the treaty that could jeopardize the U.K.’s future. … [Read more...] about Boris Johnson defends Brexit change to avoid UK ‘carve-up’