The Prime Minister’s team led by David Frost will refuse to accept propose clauses in an agreement that would require Britain to remain signed up to the European Convention of Human Rights (ECHR). Both sides are due to meet in Brussels on Monday for the opening round of discussions as divisions on key issues widens.
But the government is splitover the planned move, the Sunday Telegraph reports, with many members insisting the country should remain bound by the laws after the Brexit transition period has ended.
Dominic Cummings has in the past lashed out at the ECHR, saying that a referendum on the matter “should be high on the agenda” if here-entered politics.
The Brexiteer who is Mr Johnson’s most senior adviser wrote in 2018: “If I get involved in politics again, then a referendum on the ECHR should be high on the agenda — and bear in mind most people probably think we’re already leaving it because of the 2016 referendum, so imagine how mad they’ll be when they realise we’re still