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Michael Gove explodes at EU over Brexit threat: ‘You OWE an explanation’
February 8, 2021
EU made a ‘serious mistake’ on Article 16 says Michael Gove
Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster Michael Gove has attacked the EU for the lack of transparency and quick hand regarding border issues with Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK. While taking questions from the European Scrutiny Committee, Mr Gove insisted the EU had to explain to its member states and to the UK why it attempted to implement Article 16 in the coronavirus vaccine row. During the meeting, Mr Gove admitted he could only speculate as to why the EU acted so decisively against the UK.
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He noted that the actions taken by some in the European Commission took some member states and other Commission members by surprise.