While the calibar of people like Lis Truss are out there as a negotiator the bungling will continue. Her incompetence is stunning. Look at the Prof take on her recent endeavours in relation to NIP
Prof Boyle, emeritus professor of public international law at the University of Edinburgh, said he was “aghast” at her comments.
He told the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee on Wednesday: “She was defending this on the basis of the international law principle of necessity.
“Well, I hope somebody has a word with her and tells her not to say that, because necessity as an international law is a defence to a breach of international law. So it’s only relevant if you’re already breaking international law.
“So the Foreign Secretary is virtually saying, ‘oh, yes, we’re breaking international law but it’s alright,
Why dont you report all of what he said, / report what he said correctly.
Like his comments In the first paragraph of this article where he said the bill "does not violate international law". Also:-
“I read the bill as laying the groundwork for a notice of derogation. Article 16 allows them to do so where they consider it necessary,”
“If the collapse of power sharing in Northern Ireland isn't a societal difficulty, I don’t know what is."
Northern Ireland Protocol legislation ‘does not violate international law’, Edinburgh professor tells MPs
A professor of Public International Law has said the UK Government’s Northern Ireland Protocol bill “does not violate international law” as the Article 16 provision allows derogation.