Boris Johnson and Liz Truss were today urged to show the ‘same determination’ they have used to face down Vladimir Putin in Ukraine when it comes to Britain’s dispute with the EU over Northern Ireland.
Both the Prime Minister and Foreign Secretary have this week warned Brussels that the UK stands ready to override key parts of a post-Brexit agreement.
There are now expectations the Government will announce new laws to set aside elements of the Northern Ireland Protocol within days, with claims this could happen as soon as Tuesday.
The long-running dispute has been given added urgency since the result of last week’s historic Northern Ireland elections, which saw Sinn Fein replace the DUP as the largest party at Stormont.
The DUP have insisted they will not re-enter a powersharing administration in Northern Ireland until there is action on the Protocol.
And the unionist party today confirmed they would not nominate a speaker for the first sitting of the Northern Ireland Assembly, as part…