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Boris Johnson has been caught out once again

Dec 06 2019, 12:22    UNISON

Commenting on new government documents uncovered by the Labour Party suggesting the Prime Minister has misled the public over post-Brexit customs checks for Northern Ireland,UNISON general secretary Dave Prentissaid: “Once again, government documents show you can’t trust Boris Johnson. “His reckless approach and cavalier disregard forthe truth is putting at risk the hard-won peace in […] The article Boris Johnson has been caught out once again first appeared on the …


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