RISHI Sunak has travelled to Northern Ireland amid growing speculation a deal is about to be struck with Brussels over post-Brexit trade.
The Prime Minister arrived last night ahead of talks with political parties in the region over the controversial Protocol.
1Rishi Sunak has travelled to Northern Ireland amid growing speculation a deal is about to be struck with Brussels over post-Brexit tradeCredit: PAHe will then travel to Germany for the Munich Security Conference this weekend where talks with EU leaders will take place in the margins.
Downing Street said discussions aimed at ensuring any solution “fixes the practical problems on the ground” and safeguards the UK’s internal market.
He has travelled there with Northern Ireland Secretary Chris Heaton-Harris.
But the unionist Democratic Unionist Party says the Stormont powersharing stalemate will continue if EU law continues to be imposed there.
Traders there can sell freely into the European single market but its dependent on EU rules operating in the region.
There is speculation that a deal could be unveiled as early as next week.
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