Sunday December 8, 2019

Hardline Tory Brexiteers are baying for disaster

The Brexiteers’ brainless posturing would be funny if the implications for Ireland weren’t so dire

15th October, 2017
Jacob Rees-Mogg is being considered to replace May Pic: Getty

In 2000, Michael Gove, then home editor of the London Times, attacked the Good Friday Agreement in a Centre for Policy Study paper entitled The Price of Peace, from a deeply Tory/unionist perspective. He was, of course, perfectly entitled to do so, especially at a time when the Provisionals had not yet disarmed and long before the St Andrews Conference finally paved the way for the DUP and Sinn Féin to share power.

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