Boris Johnson’s chief Brexit negotiator warned yesterday that he was not prepared to compromise on his core principles to get a Brexit deal over the line.
In a message before talks this week, Lord Frost said that the UK’s red lines had not changed and that any settlement had to be “compatible with our sovereignty” and take back control of “our laws, our trade and our waters”.
“That has been our consistent position from the start and I will not be changing it,” he wrote on Twitter.
His comments follow speculation in Brussels that the departure of Dominic Cummings could result in a more emollient British stance. But sources said that Lord Frost’s remarks were also aimed at those in government determined to avoid a