Dr Stella Perrott draws to light the impact the Troubles had on young people in Northern Ireland, and likens it to the impact Brexit is now having on the youth. Westminster underestimates this impact and is not doing enough to maintain peace in the region.
What impact does Brexit have on UK law and security, asks Lisa Burton. The UK depends on updates from the Schengen Information System, EU information on crime and DNA, and confidential updates on terrorism.
Reports that the EU and UK are edging towards a new NI deal may be optimistic with the two sides said to be far apart on many issues and the PM himself “in denial” about the role he has personally played in sparking off violence in Northern Ireland
‘Get Brexit Done’ has unravelled in a spectacular fashion; a significant knock to the economy, removal of rights and freedoms, more red tape for business and – the most heart-breaking of all – trouble has returned to Northern Ireland. The obvious answer to this foreseeable problem is for the UK to be part of the single market and customs union.
Steve and Tim discuss how Tim plans to mark 100 days since leaving Cassandra, and how great it is that there’s no racism in the UK. Catch up on their previous conversations too!
As the prime minister continues to resist calls to hold a special crisis summit to address the growing violence in Northern Ireland, this is your daily reminder that the longer you ignore something, the worse it gets. Actions, and inactions, have consequences. So does the doublespeak that Boris Johnson’s fond of. In 2018, Sky News […]
Now the UK is no longer an EU member state – even in Brexit is still far from ‘done’ – are those labels still relevant or helpful? Do the vast majority of the British public even care about Brexit anymore?
Twenty-three years after they signed the Good Friday Agreement of 10 April 1998, and just a hundred days after the bad deal they call Brexit, there came eight nights of street fighting in Northern Ireland.
In these early days, the impact of Brexit has been felt primarily by British citizens whose rights to move freely across the EU have ceased. The real test of the UKs policies may not come until next year. Immigration to the UK has reduced to a trickle because of coronavirus but as the economy picks up, the labour gaps will become increasingly evident.
Charles Whitmore explains the impact that Brexit has had and will on devolution. Different devolved powers have expressed different approaches to Brexit, but the UK Internal Market is set to reverse devolution in some areas.
Since Brexit, certain rights are at risk: human, civil, political, economic and social. The UK shared prosperity fund provides an opportunity to make a real difference to people’s lives, but will this happen?
The Brexit disaster wasn’t built on lies, but on arrogance and stupidity by men and women who didn’t know their own limitations, and still don’t
Sarah Hall explains the impact that Brexit has had on financial services. Since the 1 January 2021, UK financial services firms have essentially been operating under a no trade deal Brexit.
Katy Hayward lays out the challenges that Northern Ireland and Ireland are facing after Brexit. The poor UK-EU relationship has a direct impact on the island, be it with trade or borders.
Olivier Trouille, who has dual nationality, looks at what options UK citizens have for maintaining freedom of movement.
Rising tension in Northern Ireland is claimed to stem from frustration and anger among loyalist communities concerning the NI protocol which is widely thought to be separating the province from Great Britain by a sea border and has already created some disruption at ports of entry.
With the UK officially removed from the EU’s Erasmus Plus scheme, Prof. Juliet Lodge asks whether these benefits are gone for good. With Erasmus Plus lost, can the UK truly remain the educational powerhouse that it once was, and will our soft power be forever diminished?
Brits in the EU are traditionally ignored by mainstream media, unless they misbehave. Sue Wilson comments on the treatment of Brits abroad and the recent refusal of entry into Spain. Both covid and Brexit played a role in this.
Breaking with the EU has already been hard, but if we start to really diverge in food standards – such as on gene editing, pesticides or antibiotic use – our farmers and food manufacturers are likely to find our biggest, closest and most amenable marketplace quickly closing its doors
100 Days into Brexit, Richard Corbett writes, and the Brexit deal which we are operating under is only temporary. The European Parliament still has serious concerns about the deal, particularly after the vaccine rows triggered by the UK in recent weeks.
Mhairi Snowden, director at the Human Rights Consortium Scotland, says that almost 100 days since the end of the Brexit transition period, what we’re seeing about the potential impact on human rights is concerning
The notion that free trade with the EU and single market membership were the same thing is to misunderstand what the single market and the customs union has created, argues Professor Chris Grey
It is now abundantly clear that the massive overnight changes to trade terms, which industry only learned about with seven days to go and with inadequate guidance and woeful preparations, have been a disaster for Britain’s £700 billion a year trade with the EU.
Legend has it that Roosevelt’s radio address on 24 July 1933 gave us the phrase “first 100 days” although some maintain the concept has its roots in Bonaparte’s France. Whatever its origins, there is a wide-held belief that there’s a magic honeymoon period for a new president, prime minister, or administration, that allows them significant […]
This PhD student was refused entry to Sweden due to the bureaucratic obstacles created by Brexit. Moving to an EU country as a third-country national is not a simple process, as UK citizens are now discovering.
Martin Philips, in his first article for Yorkshire Bylines, draws attention to public concern over post-Brexit food standards in the UK. Strong UK leadership will be required to consider the environment, animal welfare and ethical trading.
Before they disband, the Lords committee, and its four subcommittees, have produced a final five reports, all under the heading ‘Beyond Brexit’.
Many EU citizens have not yet applied for settled status. With fewer than 100 days to go until the deadline on 30 June, I decided I would ask all those I met who I thought might be from the EU if they had applied and encourage them to do so if they had not. I […]
Helen Johnson outlines the key issues that divide Leavers and Remainers over Brexit. A small percent of the population think Brexit will negatively impact the economy.
Aidan Enright, in his first article for Yorkshire Bylines, explains the relationship between Starmer, Labour and Ireland. He asks what consequence a border poll would have for Labour and Conservatives, and whether Starmer can reassure unionists he understands their concerns.