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 Prentis said:
“Once again, government documents show you can’t trust Boris Johnson.
“His reckless approach and cavalier disregard for the truth is putting at risk the hard-won peace in Northern Ireland.
“It’s vital the Good Friday Agreement is protected by the next government.”
Notes to editors
– UNISON hosted a press conference about the documents at its national headquarters in London. The event was attended by Labour Party leader attended by Jeremy Corbyn along with shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer and shadow policing & crime minister Louise Haigh.
– UNISON is the UK’s largest union, with more than 1.3 million members providing public services – in education, local government, the NHS, police service and energy. They are employed in both the public and private sectors.
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