UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson attends a virtual press conference at Downing Street. Opposition grew on Monday ahead of a debate and vote on a bill to override part of Britain’s EU withdrawal agreement, as a fifth former British prime minister raised concerns. Photo: HandoutUK Prime Minister Boris Johnson attends a virtual press conference at Downing Street. Opposition grew on Monday ahead of a debate and vote on a bill to override part of Britain’s EU withdrawal agreement, as a fifth former British prime minister raised concerns. Photo: Handout
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson attends a virtual press conference at Downing Street. Opposition grew on Monday ahead of a debate and vote on a bill to override part of Britain’s EU withdrawal agreement, as a fifth former British prime minister raised concerns. Photo: Handout
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Britain must keep its word on Brexit deal

  • Boris Johnson now wants his government to have the power to override or ignore key parts of the treaty, bringing fresh uncertainty at a time when the global economy has been severely hit by the pandemic

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson attends a virtual press conference at Downing Street. Opposition grew on Monday ahead of a debate and vote on a bill to override part of Britain’s EU withdrawal agreement, as a fifth former British prime minister raised concerns. Photo: HandoutUK Prime Minister Boris Johnson attends a virtual press conference at Downing Street. Opposition grew on Monday ahead of a debate and vote on a bill to override part of Britain’s EU withdrawal agreement, as a fifth former British prime minister raised concerns. Photo: Handout
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson attends a virtual press conference at Downing Street. Opposition grew on Monday ahead of a debate and vote on a bill to override part of Britain’s EU withdrawal agreement, as a fifth former British prime minister raised concerns. Photo: Handout
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