8 Nov 2019

Boris Johnson contradicts his own cabinet over Northern Ireland Brexit deal

The Scottish National Party launched their election campaign today, but Boris Johnson managed to steal the headlines, possibly by accident.

Speaking to party members in Northern Ireland – he said that under his Brexit deal, there would be “no forms, checks or barriers of any kind” for goods moving between Northern Ireland and Britain – a comment at odds with what his own ministers have said.

So does the Prime Minister need to make more stringent checks on his own deal?