BoJo Doubles Down On Irish Border Comments, Suggests Issue Is Being Used To Thwart Brexit

Boris Johnson has said the political row over the Irish border had been stoked by those hoping to frustrate Brexit.

It comes as a letter sent by the Foreign Secretary to the Prime Minister emerged, saying that the Government’s focus should be on preventing a “significantly” harder border.

Speaking to reporters after returning from a jog in the snow, he said: “What is going on at the moment is that the issue of the Northern Irish border is being used quite a lot politically to try and keep the UK in the customs union – effectively the single market – so we cannot really leave the EU, that is what is going on.

“What the letter says is that, actually, there are are…

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