Northern Ireland border rules row continues


 

Confusion continued to reign at Northern Ireland’s ports on Friday (4 February), after the environment secretary said there had been no changes to sanitary and phytosanitary checks despite Stormont’s agricultural minister calling for a halt. In a speech to the House of Commons, Defra minister George Eustice said there had been “no operational changes on the ground as yet”. Earlier this week, NI minister Edwin Poots ordered checks to stop after he said he had received legal advice. The DUP […]