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Boris Johnson and Michael Gove’s EU Customs Plan Is Less Useful Than ‘Deodorant’, Irish PM Leo Varadkar Says

Brexiteer plans for a new EU customs deal have been ridiculed by Irish PM Leo Varadkar as less use than a women’s ‘deodorant’.Amid increasing signs that Brussels views the option as unworkable, Varadkar openly mocked the so-called “max-fac”, or “maximum facilitation”, idea of using technology to avoid a hard border in Northern Ireland.The proposal is one of the Government’s two options for trade rules after Brexit and is strongly backed by Boris Johnson, Michael Gove and Jacob Rees-Mogg.Northern Ireland Secretary Karen Bradley underlined Cabinet divisions over the issue on Wednesday,...


Published By: huffingtonpost - Wednesday, 16 May, 2018