The Conservatives need to come clean on the Irish border

Northern Ireland Secretary Karen Bradley maintained there would be no new physical infrastructure, no customs union and no sea border - but didn't explain how the Irish frontier will be kept open. 

"I'm not here as a person, I'm here as a Secretary of State." That was Karen Bradley's response when asked for her personal opinion on the Irish border question at the European Scrutiny Commission this morning.

Surreal though it was, her defence explains her muddled and contradictory testimony: only someone obliged to take the government's red lines as immutable could have offered it. ...
source: New Statesman

2018-05-16 16:35
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