Northern Ireland: We cannot go on as we are with post-Brexit protocol, Lord Frost tells Parliament
Telegraph, 21 Jul 2021
Lord Frost has said "we cannot go on as we are", as he revealed proposals to renegotiate the Northern Ireland protocol a in bid to address rising disruption and tensions.
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Earlier Lord Frost released a statement saying he hoped the EU would come to negotiations with "fresh eyes", warning that the status quo cannot stand and that a "standstill" period would be required for the duration of the talks. Neither men ruled out triggering Article 16 if an agreement was not reached, as they sought to reassure people of the importance of Northern Ireland within the UK.
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