SBP editorial: Britain deserves better than Boris

21st July, 2019
Johnson pledges top 'get Brexit done'

Ireland’s Brexit has entered its absurdist phase. During a debate last week in the race to be the next leader of the Conservative Party, the frontrunner Boris Johnson held up a packaged smoked fish and claimed that European regulations were putting the producers of this delicacy out of business through red tape and excessive regulation.

Like almost all of Johnson’s claims about the EU, it was inaccurate. The rules governing the packaging and...

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