[John Bruton] A 'Northern Ireland only' backstop would not protect Republic of Ireland's trade with Britain which is more valuable than trade across the border with Northern Ireland.
Tag: United Kingdom
Brexit: Living with Backstop until Alternatives are Agreed
[John Bruton] If the British alternatives to backstop are all that good, why can they not live with the backstop until the alternatives are agreed?
New Way Forward on Brexit
[John Bruton] How might a New Way Forward on Brexit be uncovered if the Existing Deal is not Accepted?
Brexit Testing UK’s Parliament Sovereignty
[John Bruton] Parliament, not the monarch, and not people by referendum, is sovereign -- a principle not contained in a written constitution, but it is longstanding in the UK constitutional system.
Problem Lies with Brexit Itself
[John Bruton] New barriers – including the fact that the UK will be (after Brexit) having different standards, trade arrangements and tariffs than the EU – will bring delays, extra bureaucracy, and eventually bankruptcies, in their wake.
European Commission’s Paper for “No Deal“ Brexit
[John Bruton] European Commission's Paper sets out the preparations necessary for Brexit without a deal.
Harder Brexit Means Harder Resolution of Irish Border Problem
[John Bruton] The proposals the United Kingdom government is making for its future relationship with the European Union will run into a number of obstacles in coming days.