Backstop solution: Belfast businessman reveals only way to solve Brexit impasse

THE ONLY way to break the Irish Brexit impasse is with a Northern Ireland-only backstop, a Belfast businessman has warned.

Boris Johnson has vowed to “get rid” of the backstop element of the controversial Withdrawal Agreement, warning it is “anti-democratic”. His predecessor Theresa May saw her Brexit deal voted down three times due to concern about the backstop, which aims to prevent a hard border in Ireland.

This aspect of Mrs May’s withdrawal agreement would have left the whole of the UK bound to the customs union until “alternative arrangements” could be...
source: Express

2019-09-21 10:35
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