Briefing Papers

May 13, 2021

Civic Society engagement in maintaining the conditions for North- South cooperation

The purpose of this Briefing Paper is to consider the extent to which the mechanisms established by the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland as part of the Withdrawal Agreement that formalised the United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union are open to engagement by civic society. More specifically, the objective is to assess how civic society […]

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May 12, 2021

The future for Agri-food in Northern Ireland and on the island of Ireland

This paper has been authored by CCBS Senior Research Associate Michael D’Arcy, and examines the future of the Agri-food in Northern Ireland and on the island of Ireland. Using strong examples from the Dairy Industry, Michael’s paper explores the important of all island integrated supply chains to the agri-food sector, and how the Belfast/Good Friday […]

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April 26, 2021

Briefing Paper: The UK Community Renewal Fund

The UK Community Renewal Fund (UKCRF) was launched by the UK government on 3 March 2021 as part of Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s budget. It was presented in a Ministry for Housing Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) press release as forming part of a wider package of fiscal measures the Government is taking to “support our […]

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