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 Jim Allister: he has been trying to raise the alarm about some “small print” in  the EU-UK draft Withdrawal Agreement

Jim Allister: he has been trying to raise the alarm about some “small print” in the EU-UK draft Withdrawal Agreement

Jim Allister, leader and sole assembly member of the Traditional Unionist Voice, has been trying to raise the alarm about some little-noticed “small print” in last week’s EU-UK draft Withdrawal Agreement. Whether alarm is justified depends on your political perspective, but Allister has certainly spotted something worth attention.

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