Why Theresa May Wanted to Keep the Brexit Legal Advice a Secret

Why Theresa May Wanted to Keep the Brexit Legal Advice a Secret

Why Theresa May Wanted to Keep the Brexit Legal Advice a SecretAttorney General Geoffrey Cox’s legal advice on the U.K. prime minister’s Brexit deal lays bare in the starkest terms the dangers her agreement poses to the constitutional integrity of the U.K. Cox’s legal letter shows how the backstop will split Northern Ireland away from the rest of the U.K. This is a dangerous finding for May because keeping the four nations that make up the U.K. together is a totemic issue for many Conservatives.