We voted to be out – fully! Britons rally behind Boris as he faces Brexit protests
The Government has been edging ever closer to the triggering of Article 16 in the Brexit agreement. But the Prime Minister is facing backlash from the Unionist community.
Border Communities Against Brexit (BCAD), a group in support of the Northern Ireland Protocol, will protest in five locations on the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic.
Chairman Damian McGinnity said: “Boris Johnson’s Government has been pursuing a reckless course in negotiations with the EU around the Protocol, including threats to trigger Article 16.
“Recent British Government statements and actions are posing a very direct threat to the peace process, the all-island economy and raising once again the horrific prospect of a return to a hard border in Ireland.
“We are calling on Boris Johnson to back off, and to protect and implement the Protocol.”
But Express.co.uk readers jumped to the defence of the Prime Minister with the protests on the horizon.
Cekka1 said: “UK food standards and goods safety standards are equivalent or superior to the EUs so all these checks are superfluous.
“Yet on this altar the EU will drive away Treasure island.