NI Protocol ‘perhaps least well-done’ negotiation in modern history - John Major

Former British PM tells Oireachtas committee that protocol ‘has to be put right and the sooner it is put right the better’

John Major: ‘All through government, not just on matters related to Northern Ireland, we really need a more in-depth relationship with Ireland.’

John Major, the former prime minister of the UK, said it is “very important that every effort is made to solve the problem of the [Northern Ireland] Protocol”, which he described as “perhaps one of the least well-done negotiations in modern history”.

Major was speaking before an Oireachtas committee on the Good Friday Agreement, speaking specifically in relation to the work that led up to the peace agreement.

He said that it was “very important ...