EU Withdrawal Agreement: Northern Ireland

Part of Attorney General – in the House of Commons on 7th March 2019.

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The law is the law. The question of whether whatever is negotiated with the European Union affects the legal risk of the indefinite duration of the backstop is a matter that I shall judge entirely impartially and objectively. If I did not, I would be conscious that there are many lawyers—