David Davis [Image: ITV].

David Davis: “Ridiculous” [Image: ITV].

The Tories don’t even know what Brexit means. ‘Brexit means Brexit’ is a tautological soundbyte with no substance.

They have three cabinet ministers working on it and none of them can even co-operate with each other, let alone present a co-ordinated plan for the UK’s departure from the EU.

This is just a symptom of a larger malaise.

Brexit Secretary David Davis’ claim the UK will not have a “hard border” with the Republic of Ireland after it leaves the EU are “ridiculous”, according to a former EU commissioner.

On his visit to Northern Ireland, Mr Davis promised there would be no return to the “hard border” between Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic when the UK leaves the EU.

However, former EU commissioner Peter Sutherland has described Mr Davis’ claim there will be no hard trade border as “ridiculous”.

“I am absolutely mystified, not for the first time in this debate, about what is coming out of London,” he said during his visit to Stormont House, The Irish Times reported.

Source: Brexit chief David Davis’ ‘no hard border with Ireland’ claims branded ‘ridiculous’ by former EU commissioner | The Independent

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