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Newton Emerson: The backstop will remain in one form or another

One solution to the backstop impasse is the 'Stormont lock' which may be acceptable to the DUP. Pictured is Boris Johnson with DUP leader Arlene Foster at Stormont buildings. Niall Carson/PA Wire.
“Anti-democratic” is how Boris Johnson denounced the backstop in his letter to the EU this week. As an alternative, he proposed a legal guarantee against a hard border if other arrangem[...]

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