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The European Movements in UK and Northern Ireland have responded to the British Government’s position paper which outlines the UK’s position on addressing the ‘unique circumstances of Northern Ireland and the land border with Ireland’.
European Movement NI has welcomed suggestions proposed by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to mitigate some of the worst excesses if a ‘Hard Brexit’ is imposed on Northern Ireland. EMNI had argued a ‘Hard Brexit’ is in contravention to the expressed wishes of the people of Northern Ireland, and that there is now no clear mandate for this. Ian Parsley,
The European Movement in Northern Ireland has welcomed a House of Lords Report which has found that the specific circumstances in Northern Ireland give ‘rise to unique issues’ that will need to be addressed during the Brexit negotiations.
It has been a busy few weeks for the European Movement in Northern Ireland, with the organisation represented at important events to highlight Northern Ireland’s concerns with Article 50 negotiations beginning.
The Chair of the European Movement in Northern Ireland (EMNI) has warned that Brexit will create a regional imbalance and that ‘the people in the north of England who voted for Brexit actually suffer the most from it’.
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The House of Commons has taken over a degree of control over the Brexit process: much to the annoyance of the Brexiters. Seems like parliamentary sovereignty is desirable in theory but not in practice?
Not withstanding appalling crisis we’re in #PM fails to deliver leadership or certainty with a Plan B. So we don’t know what #PM will do if it’s #NoDeal V long extension. It’s also clear she will ignore any vote by Parliament that she doesn’t agree with including @peoplesvote_uk