General Election

General Election
Prime Minister Theresa May. Picture: Ken McKay/ITV/REX/Shutterstock

Tory Brexit anger as Attorney General says backstop ‘indefinite’

The government’s top law officer angered Conservative Brexiteers and opposition MPs from all parties as he presented the government’s legal position on the Irish border backstop, admitting the UK could be kept under EU trading rules indefinitely with possibility to leave unilaterally.

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