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Boris’s Brexit blunder on customs unions revealed

12 September 2023

12:09 AM

12 September 2023

12:09 AM

Oh dear. When it came to getting Brexit done, Boris Johnson was, it seems, winging it more than he might have wanted to let on.

Speaking on the BBC’s Politics Live show today, Labour MP Barry Gardiner has revealed that when the former prime minister was still foreign secretary he didn’t know what a customs union was – pretty vital knowledge for, er, negotiating Britain’s departure from the EU.

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