Liz Truss ‘preparing to tear up Northern Ireland protocol’

Foreign secretary reported to have asked officials to prepare draft that would put UK in breach of its treaty obligations

Liz Truss is reportedly preparing draft legislation that would unilaterally scrap key parts of the Northern Ireland protocol removing the need for checks on goods between Britain and Northern Ireland.

No bill is expected to be announced in the Queen’s speech on Tuesday but the UK foreign secretary is reported to have asked officials to prepare the draft, which would put the UK in breach of its treaty obligations.

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