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Brexit: how will the new Northern Ireland protocol work? 

It is no surprise that the DUP is outraged by this controversial part of the new Withdrawal Agreement 

By David Henig  

DUP leader Arlene Foster. Johnson's deal does not respect her party's red lines. Photo : Brian Lawless/PA Wire/PA Images

Along presumably with all other UK trade specialists, I have been receiving plenty of calls and messages in recent days to try to explain how the Northern Ireland protocol of the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement, as agreed by Boris Johnson and the EU recently, will work. The first part of the answer is the easy part: there is precious little detail in the agreement, and this will have to be worked up…

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