The EU and Theresa May backstop letters explained

The EU and Theresa May backstop letters explained
 

The legal and political assurances promised by Theresa May on the backstop before Tuesday’s vote are detailed in an exchange of letters between the prime minister and Jean-Claude Juncker, the European commission president, and Donald Tusk, the European council president.
What the prime minister said: The deal is at risk … because of concerns in the UK parliament about how we are delivering on our commitments in relation to Northern Ireland’s border with Ireland.
The Irish backstop solution for avoiding a hard border involves the whole of the UK staying in a customs union with the EU if an... read more

 
14 January 2019 in Politics, Views: 52
Source: Guardian
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