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Tory Brexiteers call on PM to scrap Northern Ireland Protocol - a year after they voted for it

Sky News Thursday, 25 February 2021
Tory Brexiteers call on PM to scrap Northern Ireland Protocol - a year after they voted for itA group of Conservative MPs have called on the government to scrap post-Brexit arrangements for the Irish border.
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