In this IIEA paper, Blair Horan discusses the backstop element of the UK’s EU Withdrawal Agreement, providing both an historical context and an analysis of the implications both for the UK and for the island of Ireland.
In this short article on behalf of the IIEA’s UK Group, John Temple Lang aims to provide some clarity on a number of phrases which, though widely used in the Brexit debate, are little understood, and which have caused some confusion.
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