Publish legal advice on Brexit, says former foreign secretary Johnson

FILE PHOTO: Conservative MP Boris Johnson walks through his garden at his home near Oxford, Britain, October 3, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville

LONDON (Reuters) – Former foreign secretary Boris Johnson said on Sunday that Prime Minister Theresa May should publish the legal advice she was given on her Brexit deal, joining calls by the Labour Party.

In his weekly column in the Telegraph newspaper, Johnson, who quit his role in protest at May’s Brexit strategy, said the advice would show that a so-called backstop arrangement for Northern Ireland was “a great steel trap that is about to clamp its jaws arou

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