Exchange of letters between the UK and EU on the Northern Ireland backstop

Publication of an exchange of letters between the Prime Minister and Presidents Tusk and Juncker on the Northern Ireland backstop.



Today the Prime Minister wrote to the Presidents of the European Commission and Council and they replied to the Prime Minister. These letters set out assurances and clarifications with regard to the Northern Ireland backstop.

The Government has already published a collection of material to support public and parliamentary assessment of the deal. These documents are available here.

Published 14 January 2019