18 Sep 2020

Amal Clooney resigns as UK envoy over Brexit bill

The human rights lawyer Amal Clooney says she is resigning as the UK’s special envoy on media freedom over what she called the government’s “lamentable” suggestion that it could breach international law over the Brexit withdrawal agreement.

She said it had made her role untenable.

Our political correspondent Liz Bates reports from Westminster.