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
Posted by Geoff Bishop. Written by Adam Bienkov. Brexit secretary admits that failure to secure a Brexit free trade deal would cause a “real problem” for the Northern Ireland peace process. … Continue readingA hard Brexit could be a ‘real problem’ for peace in Northern Ireland, admits David Davis
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?
Professor Simon Wren Lewis blogs regularly in Mainly Macro about economics and Brexit. He argues the issue of the Ulster / Eire border creates a major problem for a hard brexit. … Continue readingThe real obstacle for the Brexit negotiations
Posted by Geoff Bishop. Written by Ralph Riegel. Irish shoppers are set to benefit from a multi-million euro price war as UK retail giants, boosted by weak sterling, fight to … Continue readingMajor UK-based retailers are slashing prices in Irish outlets
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 Laura Larkin. A Dublin man who has spent more than half his life in the UK and is a Glasgow city councillor has said … Continue readingIrishman living in the UK says he feels more unwelcome each day