DUP criticises Theresa May following backstop letter

Arlene Foster claims British PM is ‘wedded to Irish Sea border’ after update on EU proposal

Theresa May faces a fresh Brexit headache after a letter to the DUP on the backstop risked a rift with her unionist allies.

Following receipt of the letter, DUP leader Arlene Foster said the prime minister appeared “wedded to the idea of a border down the Irish Sea” despite Downing Street’s assurances to the contrary.

The letter suggests the EU’s fallback proposal aimed at avoiding a hard Border between the North and the Republic, regardless of whether the UK and the EU...
source: Irish Times

2018-11-09 02:44
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