UK calls for EU to change stance and end Northern Ireland border disruption

Ferry to Northern Ireland

The UK has launched an attempt to substantially rewrite the Northern Ireland protocol, as the Brexit minister said “we cannot go on as we are”.

Brexit minister David Frost and Northern Ireland secretary Brandon Lewis outlined plans on Wednesday for a blueprint for rewriting the Northern Ireland protocol which prime minister Boris Johnson signed the UK up to in 2019. 

The plans were laid out in both Houses of Parliament, with Frost speaking in the House of Lords and Lewis in the House of Commons. 

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