Barclay to brief Cabinet on latest Brexit negotiations

Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay is to brief the Cabinet on his latest talks with Brussels amid continuing deadlock over the Northern Ireland backstop.

Mr Barclay was said to have had a “productive” discussion with the EU’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier in the Belgian capital on Monday.

However, it appeared that they were no closer to resolving the fraught issue of the backstop – intended to ensure there is no hard border on the island of...
source: Westmorland Gazette

2019-02-19 03:08
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