No-deal Brexit raises chances of Irish border poll, warns Dominic Grieve

Former UK attorney general Dominic Grieve has said the chances of an Irish border poll will “go up” if Britain crashes out of the EU without a deal.

The Conservative MP said the status of Northern Ireland would be “thrown into jeopardy” in the event of a no-deal scenario, and he is also worried about the union in terms of Scotland.

He said the risk of violence post-Brexit if there is a no-deal withdrawal is also a concern.

Mr Grieve made the comments ahead of a speech at the Institute of…
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