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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’.
'Some 58.4% said they would favour Northern Ireland remaining “more closely aligned with the EU than the rest of the UK”, while 39.5% said they would vote against; 2.1% did not know how they would vote'
‘let the UK exit the backstop whenever it wants – provided the British government first agrees to put a question to the people of Northern Ireland in the form of: “Best of both worlds, or UK only”... let the people of [NI] decide their own fate’
EU: “If the UK government continues to reject the [WA], it is now the responsibility of the UK government to come forward with proposals for the future EU-UK relationship. [It] can be assured that any such proposals will be given appropriate consideration”