Sammy Wilson and the power of the poison pen

Both in print and in person, the DUP firebrand is spinning a Brexit narrative that is not just laughably inaccurate, but irresponsible and dangerous

13th January, 2019

I’m increasingly weary of the DUP’s Sammy Wilson, who goes unchallenged in the media, spinning a version of Theresa May’s Brexit deal that is dangerously untrue.

Unlike what Wilson says, the May deal does not in any way interfere with the North’s constitutional relationship. Furthermore, it offers the North a fantastic trade vista into both Britain and the single market. That is something no other territory enjoys. The deal...

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