A Tory MP has said the threat of food shortages in Ireland should be used as a threat to ditch the Brexit backstop.
Priti Patel made the comments after a leaked report said there could be food shortages here in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
It also said the Irish economy would be worse hit than the British.
Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald hit out at the comments that the threat of a lack of food should be used in negotiations:
Image: Priti Patel, via Twitter.