UK MPs to vote on reworking parts of Brexit deal; EU says move ‘illegal’

Updated: few hours ago

London, Jun 27 (PTI) Britain’s MPs are set to vote on Monday on a new legislation tabled by the government that would give ministers the power to rework or drop parts of the post-Brexit agreement, a move termed as “illegal” by the EU.

The Northern Ireland Protocol Bill, tabled in the House of Commons earlier this month, seeks to change the protocol to make it easier for some goods to flow from Great Britain to Northern Ireland, the UK territory which borders the European Union (EU) member-state Republic of Ireland.

While the UK has claimed the protocol is undermining peace in the region, the EU has threatened to take a legal action against such a move.