UK PM May's ministers need more time on Brexit backstop mechanism: spokesman

LONDON (Reuters) – Ministers in Prime Minister Theresa May’s cabinet team need more time to consider possible mechanisms to ensure Britain cannot be bound to the European Union by a backstop to prevent a hard border on the island of Ireland, her spokesman said on Tuesday.

The spokesman told reporters that the cabinet meeting discussed options for such a mechanism that would make sure that Britain would not be kept in a backstop arrangement indefinitely, but that more work was necessary.

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