Northern Ireland justice minister Naomi Long says “dishonesty” over the Northern Ireland protocol and promises of “unfettered access” by Boris Johnson et al and “denial of borders even as borders being erected” has contributed to loyalist anger.

She said suspending the NI protocol is breaking international law NI needs to work through the protocol and not promote lawlessness. Also that Govt knew the hard Brexit it chose would be hardest felt in NI where there is a land border and identity issues tied up with border