May’s Brexit backstop fudge pulls Davis back from the edge

Adding date to Irish backstop text concedes little but keeps Brexit secretary in the fold

David Davis stepped back and forth from the brink and back again before many people in Westminster had even digested their breakfast on Thursday, in a tense showdown over the terms of the Brexit backstop to avoid a hard border in Northern Ireland.

May’s premiership has seen the resignations of four cabinet ministers, but to lose her Brexit secretary might have been the fatal blow. Yet Davis was mollified in the end with a concession to insert an end date in the final text of the proposal, one that may ultimately carry little weight.

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