The UK took a decisive step towards a no-deal Brexit when both aspirant successors to Theresa May made clear that they would not abide by the Irish backstop clause.
Both Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt committed to pushing aside the Irish backstop during a debate organised by the conservative media platform The Sun on Monday. The backstop is a clause set in place to protect the Good Friday Agreement in Ireland by protecting the freedom of movement for people and goods, avoiding the need for physi...

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