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Lib Dems condemn Govt for "destroying" UK reputation on the world stage

September 8, 2020 8:48 PM
Liberal Democrat Northern Ireland Spokesperson Alistair Carmichael responded to comments from the Northern Ireland Secretary Brandon Lewis that the proposed Northern Ireland customs rules legislation will "break international law",
"The UK Government should focus on making laws, not breaking laws. But the Northern Ireland Secretary's admission that the Conservative Government stands ready to break international law shows just how far we have fallen under Boris Johnson.
"His Government are tearing up the UK's proud history of promoting the rule of law and in the process destroying our reputation on the world stage. It is unforgivable.
"The Liberal Democrats unequivocally condemn this reckless approach."
The press nationally and internationally have certainly picked up on the story. One wonders what local Conservative MP, Andrew Murrison thinks about such suggestions that the U.K. might break international law?
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