Policy

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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March 13, 2018

Briefing Paper 3 of our ‘Brexit and the Border’ Series

‘Briefing Paper 3 of our ‘Brexit and the Border’ Series which discusses relationship between imminent changes in the UK’s trade relations and regulations and the UK-Ireland border, is now available.   Available to download through the links below Briefing Paper with Executive Summary Executive Summary

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January 31, 2018

Co-Operation Across the Swiss-German Border

Co-operation between Switzerland and its EU-neighbour states is framed by bilateral agreements with both the EU as a whole, and individual states such as Germany. Switzerland’s membership of the Schengen Area enables people to cross from one state to another without having to pass through passport controls at the border. Nevertheless, different duties and limits […]

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January 23, 2018

CCBS submission to the European Citizens Initiative Public Consultation

In August 2017 CCBS made a submission to the European Citizens Initiative (ECI) public consultation. The ECI was introduced by the Treaty of Lisbon (Article 11 TEU and Article 24 TFEU) and has been implemented by the (EU) Regulation No 211/2011 (ECI Regulation) applying since April 2012. The Aim of the ECI is to allow […]

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