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Brexit Brief 28

19 Oct 2017

The fifth round of negotiations in the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union took place between 9-12 October 2017. While some gradual progress continues on the issues of citizens’ rights and Northern Ireland, but the issue of the UK’s financial settlement remains deadlocked. Issue 28 of the IIEA Brexit Brief examines these developments and draws together the developments in the UK, EU and Ireland.

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‘Sufficient progress’ remains elusive in Brexit negotiations

18 Oct 2017

The European Council summit takes place from 19-20 October this week. The UK had hoped that ‘sufficient progress’ would be made in its EU withdrawal negotiations by the time of the October Council, and as such this would seem an appropriate juncture to take stock of the state of play in the negotiations.

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Brexit: Forty-Five Years On

18 Oct 2017

Comments from UK Prime Minister Edward Heath and Taoiseach Jack Lynch at a 1972 summit of European Heads of State or Government have a particular resonance today, writes IIEA Senior Fellow, Tony Brown.

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Brexit Brief 27

04 Oct 2017

The fourth round of negotiations in the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union took place between 25-28 September 2017. Both sides reported some progress in the talks, but it will require a significant breakthrough in the October negotiating round if ‘sufficient progress’ is to be made in time for the European Council meeting of 19-20 October. 

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Brexit Brief 25

05 Sep 2017

August was an exceptionally busy period in the UK’s withdrawal from the EU, with multiple position papers published by the UK side, and a third round of negotiations held in Brussels from 28 August to 1 September. In spite of some positive progress on the Irish issues, however, there remains a significant distance between the EU and UK negotiating positions. Issue 25 of the IIEA’s regular Brexit Brief examines the latest developments in the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union.

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Brexit Brief 24

27 Jul 2017

Two rounds of talks have now been held since the UK began its EU withdrawal negotiations in June. Already there are some substantial divergences between the EU and UK position, but the two sides have also found some common ground in these early stages. Issue 24 of the IIEA’s regular Brexit Brief examines these developments, and notes relevant developments in Ireland, the UK and the other Member States.

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Brexit Brief 23

12 Jul 2017

The IIEA’s fortnightly Brexit Brief notes recent developments in the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union. Issue 23 examines the UK’s counter-offer on citizens’ rights after Brexit, as well as the latest position papers issued by the EU negotiating team. The Brief also notes a number of recent political developments in Ireland, the UK and the other Member States.

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The harder the Brexit the worse the climate impact?

06 Jul 2017

 

UK Prime Minister Theresa May will apparently raise the issue of climate change with President Donald Trump this weekend when they meet at the G20 summit in Hamburg. She might well bear in mind the damaging impact Brexit will have for climate protection.

 

 

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Brexit Brief 22

29 Jun 2017

Issue 22 of the IIEA’s regular Brexit Brief notes the opening of negotiations over the UK’s withdrawal on 19 June 2017, and discusses some of the early outcomes of the talks. The Brief also notes a number of recent political developments in Ireland, the UK and the other Member States.

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Brexit: Employers Speak

23 Jun 2017

As the formal negotiations began in Brussels on 19 June 2017, the organisations representing businesses in the UK and Ireland produced significant statements on their concerns and demands. This blog rounds up the key positions emerging from those statements.

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