Editorial: Ugly and unnecessary British borders bill must be shelved
The proposed British Nationalities and Borders Bill breaches the spirit of both the Northern Ireland protocol and the Good Friday Agreement. It should be ditched immediately
If Brexit demonstrates anything, it is that the government of Boris Johnson does not give a damn about Ireland, North or South. Anybody who doubts this should pay attention to what the British government does, not what it says.
Johnson is “reforming” Britain’s immigration laws, and is claiming a post-Brexit mandate to do so in his frantic search for the “benefits” of leaving the EU. The Nationalities and Borders Bill now being debated in the ...