Tony Blair’s former chief of staff, Jonathan Powell, who was one of the architects of the Good Friday Agreement,
uses an article in the Sunday Mirror to echo Mr Blair’s criticism of Boris Johnson’s plan to override part of the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement.
Mr Powell says the move risks “tipping us back to violence”, and calls on Conservative MPs to rebel in sufficient numbers to block it from progressing through the Commons.
The Sunday Express has a different take on the prime minister’s plan, saying Mr Johnson is “completely right to stand up for Britain against the bullying EU”.
According to the paper, the proposals could prevent many migrants and asylum seekers from using the legislation to avoid deportation and protect British soldiers against claims relating to overseas operations.
He believes it would be better for people to make their own judgements – guided by their own vulnerabilities and their own tolerance to risk – than for the government to impose blanket measures, which he describes as “despotic and ineffective”.
The Sunday Telegraph columnist Janet Daley believes that people will respond to the new law rationally, by doing what they feel is right.
It claims medics have been told that emergency measures will be necessary from 2 October, but health officials would not confirm to the paper that such preparations were under way.
Many of the papers include tributes to the designer Sir Terence Conran, who died on Saturday at the age of 88.
The Sunday Express has gone with: “The style guru who stood up for our sitting rooms.”
It is thought the rise in home working may be to blame for the trend.
It quotes a charity which rehomes unwanted birds as saying: “It is a bit problematic if you are trying to do a Zoom call and there is a parrot in the background squawking.”