In addition to intensifying the financial squeeze, Mr Lammy stated it’s “improper, short-sighted and ill-judged” to open up divisions with Britain’s European allies within the face of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
Making Brexit work takes statecraft, diligence and graft, not Boris Johnson’s wrecking ball
The Authorities says the requirement for checks on items shifting from Nice Britain to Northern Eire with the intention to preserve the border with the Republic open is damaging enterprise and inflaming sectarian tensions.
The EU in flip has warned it’s going to reply with retaliatory measures if the UK acts unilaterally.
Chatting with the centre left Progressive Britain convention, Mr Lammy stated the Authorities ought to be attempting to resolve the disaster, not make it worse.
“As an alternative of discovering sensible options they’re planning a commerce conflict in a cost-of-living disaster,” he stated.
“Making Brexit work takes statecraft, diligence and graft, not Boris Johnson’s wrecking ball.
“Individuals in Northern Eire deserve a accountable Authorities however as a substitute we’ve got a Prime Minister who can’t be trusted and a Authorities prepared to interrupt worldwide legislation.
“And this comes on the worst attainable time. Europe is going through essentially the most critical safety disaster in a era.
“There’s a conflict on our continent. Thousands and thousands have fled their properties. International locations have pulled collectively in help of Ukraine.
“It’s improper, short-sighted and ill-judged to hunt divisions with our European allies as we face this widespread menace.”