Policy

January 18, 2017

House of Lords European Union Inquiry on Brexit &UK-Irish Relations

This document has been prepared by the Centre for Cross Border Studies as a contribution to the House of Lords European Union Select Committee’s inquiry on UK-Irish relations and Brexit. Please find below the full submission: CCBS submission to House of Lords EU Committtee Inquiry – Brexit and UK-Irish Relations

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January 18, 2017

CCBS Response to Belfast IV Peace Plan

The Centre for Cross Border Studies has submitted a response to the Belfast City Council’s PEACE IV Action Plan, outlining opportunities for cross-border engagement, and the need for capacity-building for cross-border cooperation. CCBS response to Belfast PEACE IV Plan        

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October 5, 2016

Brexit and UK-Irish Relations

This Briefing Paper considers the implications of the UK’s decision to leave the EU to UK-Irish and North-South relations. It is a background document to the evidence the Centre for Cross Border Studies will be giving to the House of Lords EU Select Committee as part of its inquiry into UK-Irish relations and Brexit. For […]

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July 22, 2016

Submission to the Northern Ireland Executive’s Consultation on the Draft Programme for Government Framework 2016-2021

The Centre for Cross Border Studies has today submitted evidence as a contribution to Northern Ireland Executive’s Consultation on the Draft Programme for Government Framework 2016-2021. CCBS commends the adoption of a new approach to the Programme for Government, particularly one that includes the active participation of society in all of its stages – design, […]

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June 20, 2016

The UK Referendum on EU Membership: Economic Development

Leading up to the referendum, the Centre for Cross Border Studies and Co-operation Ireland are publishing a series of briefing papers which aim to inform debate by exploring the potential impacts on Northern Ireland and North-South relations. In this fifth and last paper in our series we will consider the question of economic development. However, […]

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June 20, 2016

The UK Referendum on Membership of the EU: Citizen Mobility

Leading up to the referendum, the Centre for Cross Border Studies and Co-operation Ireland are publishing a series of briefing papers which aim to inform debate by exploring the potential impacts on Northern Ireland and North-South relations. This fourth paper in the series considers the issue of the free movement of citizens within the EU […]

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June 20, 2016

EU Referendum Briefing Note: Informing the Debate

The upcoming referendum on the United Kingdom’s continued membership of the European Union is, arguably, the single most important decision that UK citizens have been asked to make in a generation. This view is maintained by Prime Minster David Cameron, for whom, the referendum presents “a huge decision for country, perhaps the biggest we will […]

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