Attorney General says Northern Ireland Protocol action is ‘painfully necessary’

5/13/2022 4:30:00 AM

Attorney General says Northern Ireland Protocol action is ‘painfully necessary’

Attorney General says Northern Ireland Protocol action is ‘painfully necessary’

Suella Braverman did not deny she had approved the scrapping of large parts of the post-Brexit deal.

Rebekah Vardy news: Latest from Wagatha Christie trial The Prime Minister said a new executive in Northern Ireland could not be formed under the rules set out in the 1998 peace agreement without changes to the protocol.Why the Turkish Aegean needs to be on your holiday radar She had warned she would “not shy away” from taking action as she accused the EU of proposing solutions that would “take us backwards”.Liz Truss said some proposals put forward by the European Union during months of discussions on the post-Brexit treaty would “take us backwards” as she argued against introducing “more checks, paperwork and disruption”.About sharing Image caption, With several front pages focusing on tensions over the post-Brexit trade deal for Northern Ireland, the Daily Express headline says that a "defiant" Foreign Secretary Liz Truss has warned: "We'll rip up Brexit border deal".

The Democratic Unionist Party is refusing to enter a powersharing administration without significant changes to the protocol designed to prevent a hard border with the Republic. The DUP opposition comes as Sinn Fein for the first time became the largest party in Stormont after last week’s elections. She has submitted evidence accusing the EU of undermining the Good Friday Agreement by creating a trade barrier in the Irish Sea, and warned of “societal unrest” in Northern Ireland, the newspaper said. Ms Braverman did not deny the Times’ report that she believes overriding the protocol would be legal because the EU’s implementation of it is “disproportionate and unreasonable”. Recommended Queen’s Speech: Tories criticised over lack of cost of living help “Prices have risen, trade is being badly disrupted, and the people of Northern Ireland are subject to different laws and taxes than those over the Irish Sea, which has left them without an executive and poses a threat to peace and stability. She told BBC’s Question Time she could not comment because of conventions binding the Government’s law officers, but suggested unilateral action could be required. There have been suggestions that unilateral action by the UK could spark a trade war against the backdrop of the invasion of Ukraine. “The economy of Northern Ireland is worth less than 1% of the whole EU economy, but yet the number of checks that they are applying on the Irish Sea is totally out of proportion to that, and is disproportionately bigger than the number of checks they apply on the rest of their borders,” she said. He says the Good Friday Agreement, which has underpinned piece in the nation since 1998, was now "on life support" due to the border checks between Northern Ireland and Great Britain.

“It doesn’t make sense, and therefore, I think it’s only right that we do take action.4% of the value of the whole of the EU economy in Northern Ireland.” Her comments came after Boris Johnson spoke to Irish premier Micheal Martin about the post-Brexit arrangements on Tuesday. “If this does actually go forward – because there’s a decision yet to be made, I have to be clear, and that is a decision for Government, Cabinet. “But looking at the way things are at the moment, taking action to protect Northern Ireland and the integrity of the United Kingdom, taking action to remove the burdensome checks and bureaucracy on the border, which is causing traders to stop trading with Great Britain and in fact, move their trade to Northern Ireland. I didn’t think there’s any need for drama. “Taking action to try and re-establish the place of the Good Friday Agreement so that both communities feel part of Northern Ireland and the east-west connections are preserved just as strongly as north-south… that action is becoming painfully, apparently necessary. Taoiseach Micheal Martin spoke with Boris Johnson on Tuesday (Niall Carson/PA) (PA Wire) Mr Johnson was said to have made clear that the situation in respect of the protocol was now very serious.” Foreign Secretary Liz Truss held a phone call with European Commission vice-president Maros Sefcovic about the protocol (Rob Pinney/PA) (PA Wire) Sir Jonathan Jones QC, who resigned as the head of the Government Legal Department in 2020 over a previous attempt to override the protocol, warned the move could break international law.” Speaking to ITV’s Peston programme, Mr Rees-Mogg said the UK would not involve itself in any trade war with the EU.6m since she revealed she was receiving end-of-life care this week.

He told BBC Radio 4’s PM programme: “If that’s been proposed now then that’s seriously problematic, and it feels like a rerun of what happened two years ago when the Government was proposing to break international law. “We know that the EU will be very cross if that happens and I think it’s understandable that they would be cross, because this would be a unilateral act and it would very severely damage the relationship we will continue to need with the EU post-Brexit. Jacob Rees-Mogg (Peter Byrne/PA) / PA Wire Northern Ireland minister Conor Burns said on Wednesday evening that the UK Government would have to take unilateral action over the protocol if it could not resolve issues with the EU. “The Prime Minister reiterated that the UK Government would take action to protect peace and political stability in Northern Ireland if solutions could not be found.” Meanwhile, Lord Frost, the architect of the 2019 withdrawal agreement that included the protocol, was pressing for Mr Johnson to tear up the deal on Northern Ireland despite the risks of a trade war with the EU. Recommended .” German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has said: “No-one should unilaterally cancel, break or in any way attack the settlement.

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Having seen this useless hapless woman speak on bbcquestiontime I am in deep despair ToriesUnfitToGovern BrexitBrokeBritain What an Overpromoted embarrassment this woman is. Why did the Tories sign the deal and boast about how 'great ' it was, then?

UK and EU to hold crunch talks on Northern Ireland as deal hangs in the balanceUK and EU to hold crunch talks on Northern Ireland as deal hangs in the balance

Liz Truss ‘will not shy away’ from taking action on Northern Ireland ProtocolIt is understood the Cabinet minister is poised to take further action in the coming weeks if negotiations with the EU continue to stall. Same old, same old. ToryCriminalsUnfitToGovern Sternphoto1320999.jpg The sooner we have No deal the sooner we'll get back in

Newspaper headlines: UK to 'rip up' border deal and 'Dame Debs' honouredThe papers cover tensions over the Northern Ireland Protocol and a cancer campaigner's damehood. Looking at the astonishingly crass, off-the-ball aura conveyed by most of The Papers (eg Wags & royal cakes!!!), and with everything deadly serious occurring in the REAL world, only one song sadly comes to mind... Want some real news - ABUSE WHITEWASHING leaving victims mentally traumatised & left for dead. Still waiting for an Abuse investigstion- being led on. Abuse by my CCG & others been formally acknowledged Just discovered a CCG staff has taken a lead role at the CQC! OMG OMG OMG!

Brexit Shambles As EU Insists Northern Ireland Protocol Won't Be ChangedEuropean Commission vice-president Maros Sefcovic said the bloc was 'united' in its opposition to the UK position. Not sure how it’s a shambles the U.K. can simply withdraw as set out in the agreement

US congressmen to fly to London as Northern Ireland protocol concerns growExclusive: Influential delegation likely to underline Biden’s commitment to defending Good Friday agreement and US role as a guarantor We're a joke nation now, run by clowns, thanks brexit. Liz gonna get an almighty bollocking.... Those US congressmen should go home. Britain can sort this out.

US congress delegation to fly to London as Northern Ireland protocol concerns growExclusive: Influential representatives likely to underline Biden’s commitment to defend Good Friday agreement New headline: “U.S. butts in where it shouldn’t be (again) while trying to stop 1Irelamd from happening.” Liz trust less. What a mockery the conservatives have made if decency What about Britain leads by example and reunite Irlande?! You can't lecture Russia and the world and have yourself 'occupied' territory. 'Do what I say don't do what I do'

Rebekah Vardy news: Latest from Wagatha Christie trial The Prime Minister said a new executive in Northern Ireland could not be formed under the rules set out in the 1998 peace agreement without changes to the protocol.Why the Turkish Aegean needs to be on your holiday radar She had warned she would “not shy away” from taking action as she accused the EU of proposing solutions that would “take us backwards”.Liz Truss said some proposals put forward by the European Union during months of discussions on the post-Brexit treaty would “take us backwards” as she argued against introducing “more checks, paperwork and disruption”.About sharing Image caption, With several front pages focusing on tensions over the post-Brexit trade deal for Northern Ireland, the Daily Express headline says that a "defiant" Foreign Secretary Liz Truss has warned: "We'll rip up Brexit border deal".

The Democratic Unionist Party is refusing to enter a powersharing administration without significant changes to the protocol designed to prevent a hard border with the Republic. The DUP opposition comes as Sinn Fein for the first time became the largest party in Stormont after last week’s elections. She has submitted evidence accusing the EU of undermining the Good Friday Agreement by creating a trade barrier in the Irish Sea, and warned of “societal unrest” in Northern Ireland, the newspaper said. Ms Braverman did not deny the Times’ report that she believes overriding the protocol would be legal because the EU’s implementation of it is “disproportionate and unreasonable”. Recommended Queen’s Speech: Tories criticised over lack of cost of living help “Prices have risen, trade is being badly disrupted, and the people of Northern Ireland are subject to different laws and taxes than those over the Irish Sea, which has left them without an executive and poses a threat to peace and stability. She told BBC’s Question Time she could not comment because of conventions binding the Government’s law officers, but suggested unilateral action could be required. There have been suggestions that unilateral action by the UK could spark a trade war against the backdrop of the invasion of Ukraine. “The economy of Northern Ireland is worth less than 1% of the whole EU economy, but yet the number of checks that they are applying on the Irish Sea is totally out of proportion to that, and is disproportionately bigger than the number of checks they apply on the rest of their borders,” she said. He says the Good Friday Agreement, which has underpinned piece in the nation since 1998, was now "on life support" due to the border checks between Northern Ireland and Great Britain.

“It doesn’t make sense, and therefore, I think it’s only right that we do take action.4% of the value of the whole of the EU economy in Northern Ireland.” Her comments came after Boris Johnson spoke to Irish premier Micheal Martin about the post-Brexit arrangements on Tuesday. “If this does actually go forward – because there’s a decision yet to be made, I have to be clear, and that is a decision for Government, Cabinet. “But looking at the way things are at the moment, taking action to protect Northern Ireland and the integrity of the United Kingdom, taking action to remove the burdensome checks and bureaucracy on the border, which is causing traders to stop trading with Great Britain and in fact, move their trade to Northern Ireland. I didn’t think there’s any need for drama. “Taking action to try and re-establish the place of the Good Friday Agreement so that both communities feel part of Northern Ireland and the east-west connections are preserved just as strongly as north-south… that action is becoming painfully, apparently necessary. Taoiseach Micheal Martin spoke with Boris Johnson on Tuesday (Niall Carson/PA) (PA Wire) Mr Johnson was said to have made clear that the situation in respect of the protocol was now very serious.” Foreign Secretary Liz Truss held a phone call with European Commission vice-president Maros Sefcovic about the protocol (Rob Pinney/PA) (PA Wire) Sir Jonathan Jones QC, who resigned as the head of the Government Legal Department in 2020 over a previous attempt to override the protocol, warned the move could break international law.” Speaking to ITV’s Peston programme, Mr Rees-Mogg said the UK would not involve itself in any trade war with the EU.6m since she revealed she was receiving end-of-life care this week.

He told BBC Radio 4’s PM programme: “If that’s been proposed now then that’s seriously problematic, and it feels like a rerun of what happened two years ago when the Government was proposing to break international law. “We know that the EU will be very cross if that happens and I think it’s understandable that they would be cross, because this would be a unilateral act and it would very severely damage the relationship we will continue to need with the EU post-Brexit. Jacob Rees-Mogg (Peter Byrne/PA) / PA Wire Northern Ireland minister Conor Burns said on Wednesday evening that the UK Government would have to take unilateral action over the protocol if it could not resolve issues with the EU. “The Prime Minister reiterated that the UK Government would take action to protect peace and political stability in Northern Ireland if solutions could not be found.” Meanwhile, Lord Frost, the architect of the 2019 withdrawal agreement that included the protocol, was pressing for Mr Johnson to tear up the deal on Northern Ireland despite the risks of a trade war with the EU. Recommended .” German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has said: “No-one should unilaterally cancel, break or in any way attack the settlement.