Hoey hints at progress on Northern Ireland border as she reveals Arlene Foster ...

LABOUR BREXITEER Kate Hoey explained why Boris Johnson's optimism is exactly what the UK needs to resolve the Brexit impasse and hinted at the progress the Prime Minister has already made on the Irish backstop.

PUBLISHED: 13:22, Thu, Aug 1, 2019 | UPDATED: 13:26, Thu, Aug 1, 2019

Leave supporter Kate Hoey complimented Boris Johnson on his positive attitude towards Brexit and revealed some of the progress he had made on his trip to Northern Ireland this week. She also mentioned that Arlene Foster has made it very clear her support for Boris and his Brexit plan and expressed gratitude to the atmospheric shift surrounding Brexit. She told TalkRADIO's Julia Hartley-Brewer: “Well it might surprise you to know that I’m a good friend of Arlene Foster and we had dinner last night because Ben Habib one of the Brexit Party MEPs for London is over.

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“We are visiting the border area today because there is a border trail that I think everyone should visit because it shows exactly where everyone was killed over the years.

“We didn’t actually spend a lot of time talking about Brexit believe it or not.

"I think Arlene has made her position very clear, I have made my Brexit position very clear, I have my position very clear and Ben is a clear Brexit supporter.

“I think the important thing now is that there is a feeling and shift that I am delighted with.

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Brexit Boris Johnson and Kate Hoey NewsKate Hoey explained that Boris Johnson brought positivity needed to lead the UK through Brexit (Image: Getty)

Kate Hoey Brexit Arlene Foster Ben HabibKate Hoey Ben Habib and Arlene Foster visited the Irish border to understand the N.I politcs (Image: TalkRadio)

"It is that we have Prime Minister now genuinely believes we will have a great future out of the EU.

“Why we have had years of people saying negative things about it I don’t know.

“It is good now that

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