Irish PM urges May to publish border plan ‘as soon as possible’

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Irish PM urges May to publish border plan ‘as soon as possible’

Leo Varadkar says UK must not delay until right before crunch Brexit summit later this month

Ireland’s prime minister has urged Theresa May to publish her revised Brexit border plan “as soon as possible” so the UK and EU can seal a Brexit deal in November.

Leo Varadkar said the UK must not delay until a few days before a crunch summit on 17-18 October because the EU needed time to “respond to it in a meaningful way” if talks were to advance. “We want there to be decisive progress at the October summit, so that allows us to seal a deal in November,” he said.

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