Do we need a new Northern Ireland protocol?

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The UK’s Brexit minister has called for an ‘intensive talks period’ after the new proposals for the Northern Ireland Protocol, which he says is ‘undermining’ the Good Friday Agreement.

Lord Frost’s opposite number in the European Commission, Maros Sefcovic, called the proposals ‘far-reaching’ and ‘ambitious’.

But what is the Northern Ireland Protocol, and why does it need to be changed?

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