Kelly: EU may need temporary checks on goods from Ireland
If Britain passes protocol bill, measures may be put in place to protect the single market until a diplomatic solution is found, legislation author in Europe says
The EU may have to consider temporary checks on goods coming from Ireland if the British government moves ahead with its Northern Ireland protocol legislation, Sean Kelly has said.
The Fine Gael MEP has been appointed as lead author for the European Parliament for new legislation aimed at responding to any breaches of the EU-UK withdrawal agreement by the British government.
Boris Johnson’s administration has published legislation that would give ministers powers to override various ...