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Liam Fox Says UK Must Be Able To Unilaterally End Brexit Backstop

Liam Fox has said the decision as to whether to end the Brexit backstop has to be for the UK alone – in a challenge to Theresa May.The international trade secretary said on Thursday the government had “an instruction from our voters to leave the EU”.“That decision can’t be subcontracted to somebody else that needs to be an issue for a sovereign British government to be able to determine,” he told Sky News.Brexit talks had been deadlocked over the so-called backstop – the fallback position that would be activated if...

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Published By: huffingtonpost - Thursday, 8 November