Politico, 27 November, Sammy Wilson MP
Any agreement that separates Northern Ireland from rest of the UK means we are no longer a free country.
As the U.K. edges toward a final deal on its future relationship with the European Union, it is important that we ensure the agreement delivers on what was promised.
Already it is clear that last year’s Withdrawal Agreement was fatally flawed. It leaves Brussels and the European Court of Justice in charge of huge swathes of U.K. economic policy, future payments that the U.K. will have to make to the EU, settlements in future trade disputes and rules governing EU citizens living in the U.K. Crucially, it also splits the U.K. by placing Northern Ireland firmly within the EU single-market part of the EU customs territory and therefore subject to all future EU laws and regulations.
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