Brexit secretary Stephen Barclay has admitted that the UK could remain indefinitely within the backstop despite the changes secured to the withdrawal agreement.
Theresa May's last-minute Brexit agreements "reduce the risk" that the UK could be trapped indefinitely in the backstop, but do not remove it altogether, the Attorney General has told the House of Commons.
The full legal advice about Theresa May's Brexit deal will be published after MPs found the government in contempt of Parliament.
Sir Bernard Jenkin told Julia Hartley-Brewer that how the government handles the Brexit fallout will have a knock-on effect
Attorney General Geoffrey Cox was accused of trying to "hide behind convention" in a bid to prevent publication of Brexit legal advice given to Cabinet.