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The Northern Ireland Affairs Committee publishes its report into Northern Ireland and the referendum on the United Kingdom’s membership of the European Union. The report identifies the potential impact of a Brexit in key areas such as the economy, agriculture and the border with the Republic.
More than 4 out of 5 Irish people think UK should remain in the EU Just under a month before the United Kingdom’s referendum on its EU membership on 23 June, a nationwide Red C poll commissioned by European Movement Ireland, shows increasing support for the EU among Irish people. The poll also suggests that
Sir/Madam: It is unfortunate that the local press reported without challenge the “Leave.EU” campaign’s assertion that Northern Ireland is a “net contributor” to EU funds of £67 million each year. Already the same day, the “Leave.EU” campaign had been forced to admit to the BBC that it had omitted Northern Ireland’s share of the rebate
News Release: European Movement in NI votes to support remaining in EU 23 March 2016 Belfast- The AGM of the European Movement in Northern Ireland (EMNI) has backed the Remain campaign in the forthcoming Referendum on continued UK membership of the European Union. The motion proposed by outgoing Chair Ian Parsley ‘recognises the right of
The Lords tomorrow consider new Brexit and Devolution proposals. The Government wants the ability to (temporarily in theory) constrain devolved powers, potentially in >100 policy areas, until replacements for EU law are agreed. We @instituteforgov explain: https://t.co/B7KaDO9Blf
Latest draft of Withdrawal Agreement published: https://t.co/S8aERuc2oj.
On Ireland/Northern Ireland 'backstop', agreement on:
- Common Travel Area
- other areas of north-south cooperation
- specialised committee
- replacement of Protocol by subsequent UK-EU agreement
The Irish border issue could still potentially scupper the whole deal.... the Irish border issue has just been pushed further down the road.. it still hasn't been resolved & there will need to be a lot more talks to get it resolved.