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* [[Brexit]]
 
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* [[Donald Tusk]] [https://twitter.com/eucopresident @Twitter], [https://twitter.com/eucopresident/status/1163757521582116864 20 August 2019]: ''The backstop is an insurance to avoid a hard border on the island of Ireland unless and until an alternative is found''.
 
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Latest revision as of 08:54, 21 August 2019

A backstop, by the way, is used in baseball - it's a fence or screen behind the catcher, designed to stop the ball leaving the area if it's not hit or caught. So, for the purposes of Brexit, think of something along the lines of a safety net.[1]

See also

In the news

References

  1. BBC, Reality Check: What do Brexit backstop proposals mean?, published on 7 June 2018, last retrieved on 5 October 2018.
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