Policy

January 14, 2019

Briefing Paper 5: The Impact of Brexit on Devolution in Northern Ireland

This is the fifth and final paper from our Briefing Paper Series on Brexit and the UK-Ireland Border. It considers the questions that the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union raises for devolution in Northern Ireland. Such questions are fundamental for the future of regional and UK governance as a whole. Moreover, devolution in […]

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November 23, 2018

Centre for Cross Border Studies Statement on the draft Political Declaration Setting out the Framework for the Future Relationship between the European Union and the United Kingdom

The Centre for Cross Border Studies, while welcoming the initiative in principle, raises its concerns regarding the reference to a proposed PEACE PLUS programme in the draft political declaration on the framework for the future UK-EU relationship, which fails to make clear how it will support cross-border cooperation. Read the full statement here.

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August 2, 2018

CCBS Response to UK Government White Paper: Legislating for the Withdrawal Agreement between the United Kingdom and the European Union

The Centre for Cross Border Studies has published a response to the White Paper, Legislating for the Withdrawal Agreement between the United Kingdom and the European Union, published by the Department for Exiting the European Union (July 2018) sets out how the UK Government proposes to legislate for the transposition of the Withdrawal Agreement (which […]

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July 19, 2018

CCBS Response to UK Government White Paper

The White Paper, The Future Relationship Between the United Kingdom and the European Union , published by the UK Government (12 July 2018) goes some way to clarifying the UK Government’s position for the forthcoming negotiations with the EU Commission. While at the time of writing, it is impossible to predict whether or not the […]

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July 6, 2018

House of Commons European Scrutiny Committee publishes CCBS response

CCBS’s evidence to the House of Commons European Scrutiny Committee’s inquiry into dispute resolution and enforcement in the draft Withdrawal Agreement has just been published. In its submission CCBS focused on issues relating to scrutiny of the implementation of the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland, and highlighted areas where there are crucial details missing from the […]

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