UK government warned there is 'no legal or political justification' for unilateral action on NI Protocol 04/07/2022
The British government has been warned that there is "no legal or political justification" for unilateral action on the Northern Ireland Protocol.
Brexit’s impact on UK’s hospitality industry ‘huge’ as European workforce denied chances, says top Northern Ireland chef Clare Smyth 03/07/2022
Northern Ireland’s highest-honoured chef has described the impact of Brexit on the UK’s European hospitality workforce as ‘huge’. / "But Brexit has been huge. The whole industry is missing the European workforce."
‘No justification’ for bid to ditch NI protocol, Ireland and Germany warn Johnson.
Northern Ireland wants stability. Tearing up the Brexit agreement will put peace and prosperity at risk 03/07/2022
The British government has chosen unilaterally to break the protocol, which it signed two years ago – but Europe stands by it.
The Northern Ireland Protocol Bill should be scrapped – a trade war with the EU would harm us all 02/07/2022
The UK government’s Northern Ireland Protocol Bill has now begun its journey through Parliament. If passed, it will unilaterally set aside significant sections of the Protocol – breaching international law and risking a trade war in the middle of a cost of living crisis.
Prime Minister Fumio Kishida urged his U.K. counterpart Boris Johnson to reach a deal with the European Union on Northern Ireland that doesn’t hurt Japanese companies operating in Europe.
The UK government has not been "even handed" when it comes to resolving the row over the Northern Ireland Protocol, Leo Varadkar has said. /
Leo Varadkar, Ireland’s deputy prime minister, has accused the British government of risking the break-up of the United Kingdom and making “shocking” blunders over Northern Ireland.
The UK promises to “fix” the Northern Ireland protocol with unilateral legislation. This will be a major step backwards in trying to resolve genuine practical problems under the protocol.
Good Friday Agreement architect fears NI peace process 'main casualty' of ditching Protocol 30/06/2022
A former Downing Street chief of staff and architect of the Good Friday Agreement has accused the British government of destroying its trust with the Irish government over the Northern Ireland Protocol.
Goods and services exported to bloc affected by return of customs border, EU commissioner says.
A growing number of British people believe they are worse off under Brexit, a new poll has suggested. / The number of people in Britain who believe their daily lives are worse since exiting the European Union is now 45%, up from 30% a year ago.
Majority of people in Northern Ireland say Protocol is appropriate for managing Brexit, says poll 29/06/2022
A majority (55%) of people in Northern Ireland say the Protocol is an "appropriate means for managing the impact of Brexit," according to a new LucidTalk poll.
There are serious doubts about the government's justification for unilaterally overriding the Northern Ireland Protocol, legal experts have told MPs.
Former prime minister declares that trade deal is off the table until problems are solved.
Select committee raises the question of Sinn Féin refusing to enter power sharing if the Northern Ireland protocol is ditched.
European Commission vice-president says Brussels wants to get ‘Brexit done’ – while London refuses to talk about Northern Ireland.
Boris Johnson ‘shredding trust’ with three breaches of international law, former top diplomat warns 28/06/2022
Boris Johnson ‘shredding trust’ with three breaches of international law, former top diplomat warns.
Senior Conservatives and Labour believe the Northern Ireland Protocol Bill breaks international law and trashes the UK's reputation abroad - but Brexiteers threw their weight behind it.
Government plans to override parts of the Brexit deal relating to Northern Ireland have passed their first hurdle in Parliament.
Theresa May: Northern Ireland protocol bill will ‘diminish UK in eyes of the world’ – video [1 min] 27/06/2022
Speaking in the Commons, Theresa May told MPs that the government's proposals to modify the Northern Ireland protocol would 'diminish' the UK's standing in the world and she 'cannot support it'. The bill proposed by the government, she said, is not 'legal in international law'.
‘Impossible’ that British alternative NI plan can work, says Italy’s minister for European affairs Vincenzo Amendola.
The disregard for Welsh ports during and since Brexit is part and parcel of Wales’ wider marginalisation within the political economy of the UK 27/06/2022
Britain is pressing on with a plan to rip up parts of the post-Brexit trade deal it signed with the European Union.
EU member states back infringement proceedings against Britain over Northern Ireland protocol Bill 21/06/2022
Ministers express ‘unity’ on European Commission’s legal proceedings in Luxembourg meeting.