DUP’s Wilson says Varadkar’s ‘no-deal deal’ comments mean no need for Brexit backstop

DUP’s Wilson says Varadkar’s ‘no-deal deal’ comments mean no need for Brexit backstop View Gallery
Sammy Wilson speaking at the Grassroots Out rally in the Titanic Exhibition centre in March

The DUP’s Brexit spokesman seized on the recent remarks by Leo Varadkar where he said “if we did end up with a no-deal situation, we would find ourselves having to negotiate a ‘no-deal deal’ quite soon thereafter”.

DUP MP Sammy Wilson has said the Taoiseach’s comments that there will have to be a “no-deal deal” in the event that Britain crashes out of the EU next year means there is no need for a backstop in the Brexit agreement.

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