Labour to step up efforts to stop ‘reckless’ Northern Ireland protocol bill in Lords

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Exclusive: peers to table more than 20 changes to proposed legislation when committee stage begins

Labour peers are to step up their campaign to stop the “reckless” Northern Ireland protocol bill being passed with demands for more than 20 changes.

Jenny Chapman, the shadow cabinet minister in the Lords, told the Guardian the bill was “an abomination, undermining the UK’s hard-won reputation as a responsible, trustworthy partner” and called on the government to “scrap this reckless legislation”.

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