The backstop would wreck the Good Friday Agreement


This report from the UK think tank Policy Exchange looks at the potential impact of the backstop on the Good Friday Agreement.

The 1998 Belfast (Good Friday) Agreement is under severe threat from the Protocol. To save it, the next Prime Minister must neuter this threat and then insist that the Belfast Agreement between the UK and Ireland be used to resolve the issues of the border and North-South co-operation. In doing so, he can secure the 1998 settlement, restore British-Irish relations and ensure a stable exit for the UK from the EU

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