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Does new Northern Ireland Brexit deal ‘remove any sense’ of an Irish Sea border? (Factcheck - Channel 4 News)

Published 6 March 2023

After months of wrangling, prime minister Rishi Sunak and European Commission president, Ursula von der Leyen, have reached a new agreement on Northern Ireland’s post-Brexit arrangements. The “Windsor Framework” rewrites the Northern Ireland Protocol, which itself took years – and two prime ministers – to thrash out. Professor Michael Gasiorek told FactCheck that Mr Sunak’s claim to have removed any sense of a border is “unfortunately not quite correct”