Tag: Northern Ireland

EU Angered – Ms Truss states the new measure are not “about scrapping the Protocol.” 

“Significant concerns” have been expressed by European Commission vice-president Maros Sefcovic over Foreign Secretary Liz Truss’ approach to dealing with the Northern Ireland Protocol. Brussels would retaliate, Mr Sefcovic said, since “unilateral actions are not acceptable.” He said: “Should the UK decide to move ahead with a bill disapplying constitutive elements of

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Liz Truss is set to outline intentions to overrule portions of the Northern Ireland protocol tomorrow.  

Foreign Secretary Liz Truss is set to deliver a speech to the House of Commons on Tuesday on the government’s plans to act on the Northern Ireland protocol, with officials apparently readying legislation that may overrule aspects of the Brexit agreement.  A government source said ahead of the announcement that

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‘We’ll act if you don’t change,’ Boris Johnson warned the EU on Northern Ireland protocol. 

As a result of a long-running disagreement over the agreement, Northern Ireland joined the EU single market for goods. Loyalist DUP factions are refusing to return to Stormont’s power-sharing executive unless “decisive action” is taken by the UK government. There have been significant changes since the Protocol was signed, according

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Slamming Boris Johnson’s plan to pull the Northern Ireland Protocol, pro-EU remainer David Lammy calls it “wrong, shortsighted and ill-judged.”

Boris Johnson has been accused by Labour of attempting to start a trade war with the European Union, which would only worsen the UK’s cost of living issue.  Government threats to rip up the Northern Ireland Protocol, according to Shadow Foreign Secretary David Lammy, have arrived at “the worst possible

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Arlene Foster blasts Brussels, saying the EU has its “heads in sand,” leaving Northern Ireland in disarray.

Due to the European Union’s refusal to renegotiate, the United Kingdom is likely to abandon the Northern Ireland agreement completely.  As political volatility increases, Boris Johnson’s government and the European Union have hit a deadlock on the Northern Ireland Protocol. Concerned about the Protocol, the unionist DUP has refused to

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