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18 Aug 2022

'There can be no renegotiation of the backstop,' says Foyle MP after Westminster meeting

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There can be no renegotiation of the Brexit withdrawal agreement and backstop, Foyle MP Elisha McCallion has said. The Sinn Fein representative was speaking after meeting the British government and Labour party in Westminster today. : Ms McCallion said: "We met today with the British Secretary of State Karen Bradley in Westminster to discuss the ongoing Brexit crisis in the British parliament and reiterated our position that the backstop is not open for renegotiation. "We also met with the British Labour party's shadow secretary of state Tony Lloyd today to convey the same message. "At both engagements we made it absolutely clear that the British Parliament cannot tear up or alter the Irish backstop." Photo shows Ms McCallion and the Sinn Fein MP team at Westminster meeting with British Secretary of State Karen Bradley. .

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