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Cabinet Office: Frameworks analysis: Breakdown of areas of EU law that intersect with devolved competence in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.


(en) Viewable only on Library premises EU law creates consistent practices across the UK in a r... (en) Archived date: 2018-03-11 https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/frameworks-analysis

Cabinet Office: Technical note on temporary customs arrangement


This document has been produced by the UK negotiating tea... (en) Archived date: 2018-06-10 https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/technical-note-on-temporary-customs-arrangement

Cabinet Office: UK government publishes analysis on returning EU powers


(en) Viewable only on Library premises Provisional analysis published that will result in the de... (en) Archived date: 2018-03-11 https://www.gov.uk/government/news/uk-government-publishes-analysis-on-returning-eu-powers

Conservative Home: A dozen reasons to unstop the backstop


(en) Viewable only on Library premises A political intervention is what is needed to unblock th... (en) Archived date: 2018-11-01 https://www.conservativehome.com/thecolumnists/2018/10/henry-newman-twelve-reasons-to-stop-the-backstop.html

Conservative Home: Christopher Howarth: Brexit: Will Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales benefit from new powers?


(en) Viewable only on Library premises Article regarding potential change to devolution powers r... (en) Archived date: 2019-03-15 https://www.conservativehome.com/thecolumnists/2016/10/christopher-howarth-brexit-will-scotland-northern-ireland-and-wales-benefit-from-new-powers.html

Conservative Home: Cox is out of line with Downing Street on the backstop


(en) Viewable only on Library premises Comments on Geoffrey Cox's claim that the Irish Backstop ... (en) Archived date: 2019-03-13 https://www.conservativehome.com/thetorydiary/2019/03/cox-is-out-of-line-with-downing-street-on-the-backstop.html

Conservative Home: David Shiels: By talking up a No Deal Irish border poll, Ministers are playing into Sinn Fein?s hands


(en) Viewable only on Library premises Comments that for as long as No Deal remains a possibilit... (en) Archived date: 2019-02-18 https://www.conservativehome.com/platform/2019/02/david-shiels-would-no-deal-lead-to-unification-of-the-island-of-ireland.html

Conservative Home: David Shiels: Technological solutions. A greater role for the Assembly. How May could yet win over the DUP.


(en) Viewable only on Library premises Points out that the DUP's opposition to Theresa May's EU ... (en) Archived date: 2018-11-22 https://www.conservativehome.com/platform/2018/11/david-shiels-technological-solutions-a-greater-role-for-the-assembly-how-may-could-yet-win-over-the-dup.html

Conservative Home: Forget the Irish Sea border. If we must have a backstop, how about a Celtic Sea border instead?


(en) Viewable only on Library premises We ought not to require any more Ireland ? Northern Irela... (en) Archived date: 2018-08-02 https://www.conservativehome.com/platform/2018/07/andrew-lilico-forget-the-irish-sea-border-if-we-must-have-a-backstop-how-about-a-celtic-sea-border-instead.html

Conservative Home: From an analysis of the Withdrawal Agreement?s text: How the Irish protocol would separate Great Britain from Northern Ireland.


(en) Viewable only on Library premises The Irish Protocol is an integral part of the draft EU Wi... (en) Archived date: 2018-11-20 https://www.conservativehome.com/parliament/2018/11/from-an-analysis-of-the-texts-deal-the-irish-protocol-would-separate-great-britain-from-northern-ireland-parts-of-it-may-be-illegal.html

Conservative Home: Henry Newman and Guglielmo Verdirame: It?s unlikely the backstop will be scrapped. But supplementing it can win what we want.


(en) Viewable only on Library premises Replacing the entire Irish backstop was something the EU ... (en) Archived date: 2019-01-31 https://www.conservativehome.com/platform/2019/01/henry-newman-and-guglielmo-verdirame-its-unlikely-the-backstop-will-be-scrapped-but-supplementing-it-can-win-what-we-want.html

Conservative Home: Henry Newman: The Alternative Arrangements Commission offers the best route through the backstop problem


(en) Viewable only on Library premises The landing zone for a negotiated way through Brexit was ... (en) Archived date: 2019-07-02 https://www.conservativehome.com/thecolumnists/2019/06/henry-newman-the-alternative-arrangements-commission-offers-the-best-route-through-the-backstop-problem.html

Conservative Home: Nicky Morgan: Why the Northern Ireland backstop need not be permanent ? and leave no hard border when it ends


(en) Viewable only on Library premises Hopes that that MPs could approve the Withdrawal Agreemen... (en) Archived date: 2019-04-25 https://www.conservativehome.com/thecolumnists/2019/04/nicky-morgan-why-the-northern-ireland-backstop-need-not-be-permanent-with-no-hard-border-when-it-ends.html

Conservative Home: Stephen Booth: The backstop. It?s problematic for the EU as well as the UK ? whatever you?re told to the contrary.


(en) Viewable only on Library premises The backstop is certainly less than perfect, but it offer... (en) Archived date: 2018-12-03 https://www.conservativehome.com/platform/2018/12/stephen-booth-the-backstop-its-problematic-for-the-eu-as-well-as-the-uk-whatever-youre-told-to-the-contrary.html

Conservative Home: The Canada Plus Plus Plus answer to the Northern Ireland question


(en) Viewable only on Library premises Describes David Davis' proposals for managing a low frict... (en) Archived date: 2018-07-27 https://www.conservativehome.com/thetorydiary/2018/07/what-was-the-brexiteers-alternative-answer-to-the-northern-irish-border.html

Conservative Home: The backstop must be temporary. It can?t just be a bridge to?itself.


(en) Viewable only on Library premises Once the Northern Ireland backstop?s infeasibility in a N... https://www.conservativehome.com/platform/2018/11/dominic-walsh-the-backstop-must-be-temporary-it-cant-just-be-a-bridge-to-itself.html

Conservative Home: The backstop threatens the Union. Davidson knows it. And May can?t afford to lose her.


(en) Viewable only on Library premises The Unionist case in Scotland would be severely damaged w... (en) Archived date: 2018-10-19 https://www.conservativehome.com/thetorydiary/2018/10/the-backstop-threatens-the-union-davidson-knows-it-and-may-cant-afford-to-lose-her.html

Conservative Home: ?The UK joined as one nation and must leave on that basis.? The DUP?s letter to May ? full text


(en) Viewable only on Library premises Full text of the DUP's letter to the Prime Minister expre... (en) Archived date: 2018-11-11 https://www.conservativehome.com/parliament/2018/11/the-uk-joined-as-one-nation-and-must-leave-on-that-basis-the-dups-letter-to-may-full-text.html

Daily Mail, The: DUP MPs insist Brexiteers are RIGHT to say the Good Friday Agreement has 'failed' after Irish minister slams Eurosceptics for 'irresponsibly' attacking the peace accord


(en) Viewable only on Library premises (en) Archived date: 2018-02-22 http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5412941/David-Davis-insists-UK-backs-Good-Friday-Agreement.html

Daily Mail, The: 'It's unravelling faster than a Christmas jumper': May is lashed in the Lords over Brexit deal as she fights to keep it afloat despite rare display of Tory unity in the Commons


(en) Viewable only on Library premises (en) Archived date: 2017-12-12 http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5166667/PM-meets-Cabinet-amid-fight-hold-EU-divorce-deal.html/

Daily Mail, The: 'My response is Ireland first': Tusk visits Dublin to reject British calls for Brexit trade talks before an 'explicit' deal on the Irish border question


(en) Viewable only on Library premises (en) Archived date: 2018-03-30 http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5478295/Tusk-visits-Dublin-warn-27-countries-united.html/

Daily Mail, The: 'No UK PM could ever agree to it': May condemns EU's power grab over Northern Ireland as Barnier says he is just being 'realistic' by demanding province obeys Brussels rules


(en) Viewable only on Library premises (en) Archived date: 2018-03-30 http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5444117/Brexiteers-accuse-EU-trying-ANNEX-Northern-Ireland.html/

Daily Mail, The: 'We've met them MORE than half way': Boris says Britain has made enough concessions and demands the EU get on with trade talks despite Irish border deadlock as May scrambles for a deal with Dublin and the DUP


(en) Viewable only on Library premises (en) Archived date: 2017-12-08 http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5154007/EU-warns-UK-government-fall-WEEK.html/

Daily Mail, The: 'You're like gangsters!' MEPs ramp up war of words with David Davis as he scrambles to defuse spat over Irish border vow amid warnings that EU could HALT trade talks


(en) Viewable only on Library premises (en) Archived date: 2017-12-13 http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5170359/EU-HALT-Brexit-talks-divorce-deal-law.html/

Daily Mail, The: Brexit 'Troubles' fears: Nearly 1,000 police are being trained up for deployment to Northern Ireland in case of No-Deal violence


(en) Viewable only on Library premises (en) Archived date: 2019-01-08 https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6555911/Police-trained-deployment-Northern-Ireland-case-no-deal-Brexit-violence.html/

Daily Mail, The: Brexit deal might NOT be done: EU chief Tusk says he is not sure all member states will welcome transition breakthrough at summit


(en) Viewable only on Library premises (en) Archived date: 2018-03-22 http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5523505/Tusk-says-not-sure-member-states-welcome-deal.html/

Daily Mail, The: Brexiteer fury as Theresa May's 'War Cabinet' agrees that Britain COULD stay in EU customs union after 2020 to avoid hard Irish border


(en) Viewable only on Library premises (en) Archived date: 2018-05-18 http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5739489/Ministers-agree-Britain-stay-EU-customs-union-2020.html/

Daily Mail, The: Britain's hopes to strike post Brexit trade deals globally could fall apart as the EU plays hard ball on the Irish border amid warnings from Barnier that negotiations could fail


(en) Viewable only on Library premises (en) Archived date: 2018-04-27 http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5636591/UK-proposals-Irish-border-Brexit-rejected-Brussels-report.html

Daily Mail, The: Could the UK be split up after Brexit? EU demands to keep Northern Ireland in single market and customs union


(en) Viewable only on Library premises (en) Archived date: 2017-11-16 http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5071939/EU-demands-Northern-Ireland-single-market.html/

Daily Mail, The: DOMINIC LAWSON: Who'd take lessons from the IRA's chum Corbyn on Brexit and the Irish border?


(en) Viewable only on Library premises Argues that Jeremy Corbyn, a long term sympathiser with t... (en) Archived date: 2018-05-24 http://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-5751565/DOMINIC-LAWSON-Whod-lessons-IRAs-chum-Corbyn-Brexit-Irish-border.html

Daily Mail, The: DUP chief Arlene Foster accuses 'aggressive' Dublin of exploiting Brexit in a bid to force Irish unification as Gove dismisses fears that the UK could be broken up


(en) Viewable only on Library premises (en) Archived date: 2018-05-23 http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5752727/Gove-dismisses-fears-Brexit-break-union.html

Daily Mail, The: DUP fires warning shots as their MPs REFUSE to back Theresa May?s vital budget votes after party revealed its anger at her Brexit Deal


(en) Viewable only on Library premises The Democratic Unionist Party made its unhappiness with t... (en) Archived date: 2018-11-21 https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6407855/DUP-fires-warning-shots-MPs-REFUSE-Theresa-Mays-vital-budget-votes.html

Daily Mail, The: DUP leader Arlene Foster REFUSES to back down in Irish border fight as she blames Dublin for triggering the row and reveals she still hasn't spoken to Theresa May a day after torpedoing her Brexit talks


(en) Viewable only on Library premises (en) Archived date: 2018-03-29 http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5146603/May-races-win-DUP-Brexit-divorce-deal.html/

Daily Mail, The: Fears that dispute over Irish border checks post-Brexit could spiral into violence as survey finds a fifth of Catholics would back protests


(en) Viewable only on Library premises (en) Archived date: 2018-05-22 http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5752391/Fears-Irish-border-checks-Brexit-spiral-violence.html/

Daily Mail, The: How DUP wrecked Brexit deal with one phone call: PM was ready to back concession on Irish border that could see Northern Ireland 'stay in the EU' - but her DUP allies pulled out at the last moment


(en) Viewable only on Library premises (en) Archived date: 2017-12-06 http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5143055/Frantic-haggling-Irish-border-ahead-PM-Brussels-trip.html/

Daily Mail, The: How can they leave the single market AND keep an open border in Ireland? Brussels casts doubt on May?s Brexit divorce deal


(en) Viewable only on Library premises (en) Archived date: 2017-12-13 http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5158633/May-arrives-Brussels-seal-Brexit-deal.html/

Daily Mail, The: How shaming that two former PMs obsessed with a fake row over Ireland have become Brussels' useful idiots


(en) Viewable only on Library premises Comments on the argument put forward by Tony Blair and Jo... (en) Archived date: 2018-03-11 http://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-5461751/How-shaming-two-former-PMs-Brussels-useful-idiots.html

Daily Mail, The: Irish ministers warn they will be 'resolute' about blocking Brexit deal as standoff over Northern Ireland border deepens


(en) Viewable only on Library premises (en) Archived date: 2017-11-28 http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5120285/Ireland-denies-threats-vows-remain-resolute-Brexit-border-row.html/

Daily Mail, The: Liam Fox says there can be NO decision on the Irish border until a Brexit trade deal is thrashed out as row over the issue threatens to derail bid to start trade talks by the New Year


(en) Viewable only on Library premises (en) Archived date: 2017-11-28 http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5118509/Fox-NO-decision-Irish-border-Brexit-trade-deal.html/

Daily Mail, The: May faces wall of EU resistance on Brexit: Merkel and Juncker DISMISS May's pleas for meaningful concessions on Irish backstop as she stages frantic European tour


(en) Viewable only on Library premises (en) Archived date: 2018-12-12 https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6482513/PM-frantic-tour-EU-capitals-battles-save-Brexit-plan.html/

Daily Mail, The: Sadiq Khan warns EU to brace for Brexit to be DELAYED as May puts off Cabinet showdown until AFTER Budget amid fears Irish border plan will be 'Hell' for the UK


(en) Viewable only on Library premises (en) Archived date: 2018-10-30 https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6319857/Sadiq-Khan-warns-EU-brace-Brexit-DELAYED.html/

Daily Mail, The: Why are 'patriotic' Brexiteers risking the break-up of the UK? Hard-line Eurosceptics have forgotten their roots in the row over the Irish border


(en) Viewable only on Library premises (en) Archived date: 2018-10-19 https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6271435/Hard-line-Eurosceptics-forgotten-roots-row-Irish-border-PETER-OBORNE.html

Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) (@duponline) on Twitter


(en) Viewable only on Library premises The official Twitter account of the Democratic Unionist P... (en) Archived date: 2017-05-23 https://twitter.com/duponline/

Democratic Unionist Party (DUP): Brexit


(en) Viewable only on Library premises A subsection of the DUP website with articles related to ... (en) Archived date: 2018-08-21 http://www.mydup.com/news/searches/e602e88ba7da879a1663c6f59971bd44/

Department for Exiting the European Union: David Davis' closing remarks after EU exit negotiations on 9-10 November


(en) Viewable only on Library premises Reports progress with Brexit negotiations focusing on Nor... (en) Archived date: 2017-11-13 https://www.gov.uk/government/news/david-davis-closing-remarks-at-the-end-of-eu-exit-negotiations-on-9-10-november

Department for Exiting the European Union: Exchange of letters between the UK and EU on the Northern Ireland backstop


(en) Viewable only on Library premises Letters exchanged between the Prime Minister and Jean-Cla... (en) Archived date: 2019-01-16 https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/exchange-of-letters-between-the-uk-and-eu-on-the-northern-ireland-backstop

Department for Exiting the European Union: Letter from the Attorney General to the Prime Minister on the Northern Ireland Protocol


Letter from the Attorney General suggests that the Europe... (en) Archived date: 2019-01-17 https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/letter-from-the-attorney-general-to-the-prime-minister-on-the-northern-ireland-protocol

Department for Exiting the European Union: UK Government commitments to Northern Ireland and its integral place in the United Kingdom


Document guaranteeing Northern Ireland?s integral positio... (en) Archived date: 2019-01-11 https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/uk-government-commitments-to-northern-ireland-and-its-integral-place-in-the-united-kingdom

EU Law Analysis: Our peace is worth more than your Brexit: A Personal Reflection on the Good Friday Agreement


(en) Viewable only on Library premises Northern Ireland's 20 years of relative quiet is a very f... (en) Archived date: 2018-04-21 http://eulawanalysis.blogspot.co.uk/2018/04/our-peace-is-worth-more-than-your.html

EU Law Analysis: The Return of the Border? Analysis of the Irish border provisions in the Brexit withdrawal agreement


(en) Viewable only on Library premises The most controversial provisions in the recently propose... (en) Archived date: 2018-03-20 http://eulawanalysis.blogspot.co.uk/2018/03/the-return-of-border-analysis-of-irish.html