Should I be shocked that no quantitative Brexit impact assessments were commissioned by David Davis? Is it surprising that there has been no cabinet discussion of the final trade deal? … Continue readingHas Ireland scuppered Brexit?
Martin Odini sums up the multiple failings of the UK Government in one handy blog: “Little wonder therefore that negotiations with the EU’s representatives are going so badly, when British … Continue readingIf you say David Davis should now resign, you’re thinking too small
Posted by Geoff Bishop. Written by Kathleen Nutt. THE European Union has repeatedly underlined that Brexit talks with the UK Government could not proceed to a second phase of discussing … Continue readingHow the UK has completely capitulated on two of the EU’s three key issues
Posted by Geoff Bishop. Written by Denis Staunton. Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has said that Ireland’s position on the border has not changed and that we … Continue readingThere’s no British solution to the Irish problem
From The Irish Times Excellent journalism by Vincent Boland posted by John Laforge. Boris Johnson might find his Irish cake hard to digest. British foreign secretary is either clueless about … Continue readingJohnson is either clueless about Border or doesn’t give a damn.
Posted by Geoff Bishop. Written by Cliff Taylor. Leo Varadkar and Simon Coveney are facing their first big call in the Brexit talks. What assurances do they need on the … Continue readingGovernment faces first crunch moment in Brexit talks says Cliff Taylor
Posted by Geoff Bishop. Written by Rodney Edwards. ONCE separated by years of violence now a river is all that divides the Border villages of Blacklion and Belcoo with Fermanagh … Continue readingCould Brexit bring a smuggling renaissance?
Posted by Geoff Bishop. Written by Colm Kelpie. A cross-party committee of MPs has warned the UK government that the only way to avoid a hard border is to stay … Continue readingUK leaving customs union ‘reckless and dangerous’
Posted by Geoff Bishop. Written by Olivia Ryan. Plans are needed to Brexit proof the local tourism industry Compensation necessary for the loss of British visitors as result of the … Continue readingBrexit proof border tourism plans needed
Posted by Geoff Bishop. Written by Allison Morris Hopes for a “frictionless” border post-Brexit appeared to be ruled out yesterday by the European Union’s chief negotiator. Michel Barnier warned the … Continue reading‘Frictionless’ border hopes post Brexit dismissed