“We are absolutely not doing that.”

Priti Patel, Sky News

September 15, 2020

Facts

Sky News Presenter Kay Burley asked Priti Patel if “Brandon Lewis was wrong when he said the Government was breaking the law in a limited way?” This question referred to the UK Government breaking international law with their Internal Market Bill. 

She said, “We are absolutely not doing that.”

Brandon Lewis, the Northern Ireland Secretary, then admitted they were breaking the law.

Verdict

Priti Patel’s statement was false.

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