Brexit Secretary Barclay to meet Barnier in search for deal

Boris Johnson and Jean-Claude Juncker

After Jean-Claude Juncker held a ‘rather positive’ meeting with Boris Johnson earlier this week, Stephen Barclay is to meet with the top EU negotiator Michel Barnier in the search for a deal head of the European summit next month. With a gulf between the two sides on the Irish backstop, Johnson is hoping to use the no-deal threat to get the Irish to cave in before the October 31st deadline.

Gerry does not really think they have got long enough to even write another 585-page document…


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