Boris johnsons intend to break intercontinental legislation over brexit inflicted additional damage on his government on wednesday, as richard keen, advocate-general for scotland, resigned.

Lord keen stop on each and every day which saw ministers openly disagreeing on the implications of mr johnsons interior market bill, which will bypass components of his very own eu detachment pact.

Lord keens stance regarding costs arrived to razor-sharp target tuesday as he stated in parliament that the legislation does not of it self represent a breach of international law or associated with the guideline of law.

The ministers feedback contradicted an assertion last week by northern ireland secretary brandon lewis, which informed the house of commons the bill does break worldwide law in a particular and limited means.

To increase the sense of disarray near the top of the us government, mr lewis doubled upon his place on wednesday.

We gave an extremely straight response to parliament last week good attorney-generals place, mr lewis told the commons northern ireland choose committee.

My place is totally on the basis of the legal services the attorney-general [suella braverman] put out.

Lord keens responses in the home of lords on tuesday seemed to reflect a big change of tack by the government.

Home secretary priti patel rejected mr lewiss declaration that interior marketplace costs would break international law, saying: we have been absolutely not performing that.

Lord keen said mr lewis had basically answered not the right concern in the declaration to mps the other day. charlie falconer, for labour, answered by saying: for goodness benefit, hes a cabinet minister.

Lord falconer, shadow attorney-general, stated: it's already been a week of chaos from the governments own law officials. this has already been a farce that has shamed the entire government.

Jonathan jones, head for the federal government appropriate department, resigned the other day in protest during the interior market costs.

The capabilities into the bill offering ministers the capacity to bypass the brexit treaty relate with customs and condition aid arrangements within the lawfully binding northern ireland protocol.