• Theresa May's Cabinet customs row is irrelevant, it's the Brexit backstop that really matters

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Westminster politics has recently been dominated by the row within Cabinet over "max fac" vs Theresa May's customs partnership.
    These are the two ideas the UK government has for solving the Irish border issue in Brexit negotiations. Both have been rejected by the European Union.
    However, this discussion is irrelevant until Britain and the EU reach an agreement on the "backstop," trade expert Sam Lowe argues in an article for Business Insider.
    The EU says there will be no deal Brexit deal unless Britain agrees to a fallback option for protecting the frictionless border between Northern...
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