Northern Ireland: Unionists march against Brexit arrangements
Boris Johnson’s Government negotiated the Protocol with EU officials during the Brexit trade deal negotiations in 2019 and 2020. It came into force at the start of this year, with customs checks between Britain and Northern Ireland causing havoc.
Now, Nigel Dodds, former DUP deputy leader, has said the Prime Minister and Government were warned n October 2019 the Protocol would be a disaster.
Appearing on BBC Newsnight, host Emily Maitlis mentioned both Mr Johnson аnd Lord Dаvid Frost believed the Protocol posed “unexpected” issues, which Mr Dodds disputed.
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