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May’s Secret Legal Advice On Brexit Should Be Published Before MPs Vote On Any Deal, Labour Urges

Theresa May is facing huge pressure to publish secret legal advice on her Brexit plans after Labour joined the DUP and Tory Eurosceptics to demand full transparency.Drafted by Attorney General Geoffrey Cox, the advice assesses a range of options for a so-called ‘backstop’ guarantee to keep an open border between Northern Ireland and Ireland after the UK quits the EU next March.Cox gave cabinet ministers a summary of his advice on Tuesday, but some including Michael Gove want the PM release the full documents rather than just relying on a...

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Published By: huffingtonpost - Wednesday, 7 November