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Criticism: Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s move has stirred up a hornets’ nest

Criticism: Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s move has stirred up a hornets’ nest

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Criticism: Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s move has stirred up a hornets’ nest

Brandon Lewis, our current Secretary of State, is probably one of the few politicians who is in danger of being sacked not for telling untruths, but for being too truthful with his answer about the proposed new Internal Market Bill in the House of Commons last week. He said about the new Bill in a quote that will dog this Government forever: "This does break international law in a very specific and limited way."

The nonsense of trying to qualify this breaking of international law brought nothing but ridicule and scorn upon Lewis and the rest of Boris Johnson's Government.

Alliance leader Naomi Long jokingly but robustly responded by saying: "I'm not sure you can be a little bit illegal. It's a bit like being a little bit pregnant."