Ministers say the legislation is needed to avoid « harmful » tariffs on goods travelling from the rest of the UK to Northern Ireland if negotiations with the EU for a free trade agreement fail. Following a backlash to reports that Prime Minister Boris Johnson is considering withdrawing important parts of the UK`s agreed withdrawal agreement from the EU, this roundtable could be the last chance to reach an agreement. The 599-page Withdrawal Agreement covers the following key areas: The 2019 revisions also adapted elements of the political declaration and replaced the word « appropriate » with « appropriate » with regard to labour standards. . . .