Naga Munchetty cuts off Brexit Secretary Stephan Barclay in heated Irish backstop debate

After Munchetty’s interjection, Mr Barclay added: “Well, there is existing technology and the paper sets that out.” “Where?” the BBC Breakfast asked again, exasperatedly. The Brexit Secretary explained: “Even if you look at the large traders, they already for example know here their vehicles are. They have systems in place for that. Following details on […]

Boris Johnson berates Dan Walker in clash over Irish backstop probe ‘You wanted detail!’

Boris Johnson, 55, joined Dan Walker, 42, on BBC Breakfast ahead of his speech at the Conservative party conference today. Discussing a whole range of topics which have unfolded since the Prime Minister took office earlier this year, the host quizzed Johnson about his mission to find a breakthrough to the Northern Ireland border backstop […]

Theresa May agrees to a ‘time limited’ Brexit backstop after David Davis threatens to resign

Downing Street has published the details of a “backstop” proposal to avoid a hard Irish border after Brexit. The “backstop” is an emergency measure which would ensure no hard border emerges between Northern Ireland and Ireland. Brexit secretary David Davis had two long meetings with the prime minister this morning after allies made it clear […]