Sunak’s post-Brexit deal to face first hurdle in Commons next week
MPs to vote on statutory instrument relating to Windsor framework’s Stormont brake on Wednesday
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Rishi Sunak’s post-Brexit trade deal for Northern Ireland faces its first hurdle next week as MPs will vote on a key part of the arrangement.
The full statutory instrument relating to the Stormont brake of the Windsor framework will be published on Monday before a vote in the Commons on Wednesday, the Commons leader, Penny Mordaunt, has confirmed. The mechanism will give the UK a veto over any new EU laws applying to trade in Northern Ireland.Continue reading…