8 Sep 2020

U-turn on parts of Brexit withdrawal agreement

From Morning Report, 7:52 am on 8 September 2020

Brexit's u-turn on some of its withdrawl agreement with the European Union could mean it continues to trader freely with the Irish Republic.

The move could override agreements to prevent a hard border on the island of Ireland.

Northern Ireland's deputy First Minister says the government has been "astounding arrogant" and she would be looking to the European Union and Dublin to ensure Northern Ireland is protected.

BBC United Kingdom political correspondent Rob Watson speaks to Susie Ferguson.