Quotes about Boris Johnson

The prime minister, Boris Johnson, did not tell it straight, with particularly the communities that are in flames at the present time

The prime minister, Boris Johnson, did not tell it straight, with particularly the communities that are in flames at the present time, and the unionist community as a whole.

He did not tell them that there would be inevitably checks and controls of a customs kind, the sorts that Northern Ireland businesses have been strangled by over recent weeks, with a mountain of paperwork and red tape. He didn’t tell them that was going to happen. And yet he signed a treaty, the withdrawal treaty in December 2019, which made it inevitable, And that’s why I think a lot of people feel betrayed.

8 April 2021 – Peter Hain, member of the House of Lords, Labour MP from 1991 to 2015, former Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Secretary of State for Wales