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EU customs 'backstop' should end by 2021, ministers agree

Shaun Connolly and Gavin Cordon, Press Association Political Staff
British ministers have agreed any "backstop" arrangement to prevent the return of a hard border between Northern Ireland and the Republic after Brexit should not continue for more than a year after the end of the transition period.

Brexit: Tories need to 'table own backstop'

John Manley
THE British government needs to table its own version of the Irish border 'backstop' in order for Brexit negotiations to proceed, an influential think tank has said.

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