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Senior Clerk at @commonslibrary covering NI Protocol, Asia-Pacific & the Americas. @warstudies alum. All tweets personal. RTs ≠ endorsements
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Jul 24, 2018 10 tweets 4 min read
Some interesting snippets from the new White Paper on the forthcoming Implementation Bill.....… On the financial settlement, the Paper talks of the UK's financial commitments, and legal requirements but there seem to be a few nods to Raab's comments about no payments if no future agreement. Bill would only provide for payments agreed to in a withdrawal agreement
Jul 19, 2018 12 tweets 6 min read
Just published from the Commission: Preparing for the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union on 30 March 2019 | European Commission!Vu87RB via @EU_Commission These two headlines tell the story well.....
'there MIGHT be a transition period'
Jul 12, 2018 10 tweets 5 min read
It's here, it's like Brexit Christmas #WhitePaper #Brexmas… Key excperts on #NorthernIreland #irishborder
Island of Ireland will remain one epidemiological unit
Jun 27, 2018 19 tweets 3 min read
At @ChathamHouse for @InstituteGC (Tony Blair) talk- ‘in defence of globalisation.’ Venue is packed, no surprise there. #CHEvents Tony, starts with a joke about Boris Johnson #topical. Onto the serious stuff, ‘globalisation is on the back foot’, difficult to know if we’re on the crest of the wave or if it’s a growing phenomenon, he fears it is the latter
Mar 23, 2018 16 tweets 5 min read
European Council Guidelines: A thread. Firstly, yes we (the EU 27) want to have a a deep a relationship with the UK as possible including on security...... (1) But....the UK red lines mean there will be friction. Which we think will be damaging to the UK... (2)