Brexit in Scrabble pieces
Border issues

REPORT - Brexit and Beyond

January 2021 - Brexit is done. The formal negotiations are over — even though the Trade and Cooperation Agreement paves the way to many further negotiations between the UK and the EU. The interminable arguments and parliamentary wrangles over what Brexit might mean in theory are over, but our understanding of what Brexit does mean in practice is just beginning.

Dr Ivanka Antova, Dr Mark Flear, and Professor Katy Hayward
UK in a Changing Europe

Food, Brexit
Border issues

Brexit trade problems: what’s gone wrong and can it be fixed?

January 2021 - Queues of lorries at borders and empty supermarket shelves confirm what most already knew: the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) has increased trade barriers between the EU and the UK.

Dr Billy Melo Araujo
The Conversation

Border Traffic
Border issues

Why Article 16 is no magic bullet to fix the Irish Sea border

January 2021 - The Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, told Westminster yesterday that his Government "will have no hesitation in invoking Article 16" of the Ireland/Northern Ireland Protocol "if there are problems that we believe are disproportionate" in its operation.

Professor Katy Hayward and Professor David Phinnemore
Belfast Telegraph

Giant's Causeway
Border issues

Northern Ireland’s Rocky Start to Brexit Stirs Local Tensions

January 2021 - Once Brexit took hold on Jan. 1, problems sprang up. Some British retailers, such as John Lewis Partnership Plc, decided to halt sales to Northern Ireland while the company “works through the new trading arrangement.”

Professor David Phinnemore
Bloomberg

Harland & Wolff
Border issues

Article 16 of the Ireland/Northern Ireland Protocol offers no ‘quick fix’

January 2021 - In this blog, Katy Hayward and David Phinnemore address the latest debate surrounding the implementation of the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland. They suggest that, contrary to some claims being made, unilateral triggering of Article 16 by the UK would not be the easy or the best route for remedying the new realities in the movement of goods across the Irish Sea.

Professor Katy Hayward and Professor David Phinnemore
LSE Blog

Food, Brexit
Border issues

Bristish businesses are feeling the effects of Brexit

January 2021 - In Northern Ireland, the food trade in particular is struggling with the consequences of Brexit.

Professor Katy Hayward
Berliner Morgenpost

Harland & Wolff
Border issues

What the UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement means for Northern Ireland

January 2021 - Professor Katy Hayward provides an initial analysis of the UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement in light of the Protocol and the 1998 Agreement.

Professor Katy Hayward
Queen's Policy and Engagement

Parliament buildings at Stormont
Border issues

A practical guide to what Brexit means for people in Northern Ireland

January 2021 - Most of the focus on preparing for Brexit has so far centred upon business, as needs be. But just as EU membership was about more than the movement of goods, being outside the EU will have consequences for people as well as for trade.

Professor Katy Hayward
Belfast Telegraph