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Northern Ireland Secretary admits new bill will ‘break international law’

A government minister has said a new bill to amend the UK's Brexit deal with the EU will "break international law".

Concerns had been raised about legislation being brought forward which could change parts of the withdrawal agreement, negotiated last year.

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Northern Ireland Secretary Brandon Lewis conceded it would go against the treaty in a “specific and limited way”.

Former PM Theresa May warned the change could damage “trust” in the UK over future trade deals with other states.

The permanent secretary to the…

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