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Ex-PM says UK was stronger in the EU – as Jeremy Hunt challenged to admit Britain ‘poorer’ after Brexit.
Brexit was a ‘colossal mistake’, former PM Sir John Major tells Northern Ireland Affairs Committee 07/02/2023
Former prime minister Sir John Major has told the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee Britain made a “colossal mistake” when it left the European Union. / Sir John said while he is not a “significant Europhile”, he believes the UK was stronger in the EU.
Loyalist paramilitaries probably played a role in organising protest rallies against the Northern Ireland Protocol this year, a police commander has said.
The impact of the UK’s departure from the EU and the continuing tensions over the Northern Ireland protocol have reinforced the concept of a united Ireland for many.
Red tape continues to frustrate small businesses as the hunt for the sunlit uplands goes on.
British government thwarting the north's potential to exploit post-Brexit trading difficulties in the Republic – Stephen Farry 10/08/2022
THE BRITISH government is thwarting the north's potential to exploit trading difficulties in the Republic created by Brexit, according to Alliance's deputy leader. / Mr Farry said the official statistics illustrated that the "nonsense of Brexit brings wide-ranging consequences", including for large aspects of the supply chain into the Republic.
New Tory rift as Boris Johnson warned plan to override protocol goes against party principles 12/06/2022
Leaked briefing paper being shared among Tory MPs describes the move as ‘damaging to everything the UK and Conservatives stand for’.
Truss urged to step back from brink in explosive Brexit spat with Brussels over Northern Ireland 12/05/2022
Tearing up Northern Ireland protocol ‘will spark trade war, drive up inflation and damage UK influence’, warns senior Tory MP.
THE economic impact of Brexit and food checks at the Irish Sea border will be examined by a new commission made up of business leaders, MPs and economists.
Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has said the UK government is behaving in an "extraordinary way" over Brexit.
The EU's chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, has been told there is "significant opposition" to the United Kingdom Government's refusal to consider extending the timetable for talks.