Playing Silly Buggers

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This afternoon.

Further to a report in this morning’s Financial Times (top) which claims sections of the upcoming UK Internal Market Bill would undercut key provisions of the Northern Ireland Protocol.

Ms Ursula Von Der Leyen [European Commission President]  warned that, in Brussels’ view, the clause – which would see the British province continue to follow some EU rules while maintaining an open border with Ireland – is essential.

Senior Irish Government sources would not be drawn on The Financial Times report, with one source speculating that it was part of a stepping up of “noise” by the UK as the future relationship negotiations enter a critical phase.

EU chief warns UK must respect Brexit withdrawal deal (RTÉ)

7 thoughts on “Playing Silly Buggers

    1. Herb

      Sadly for us we are piggy in the middle
      Unfortunately for Europe Ireland is a member state and as the hostility gets worse we will suffer

      Let’s now see how Europe will help Greece protecting their international waters which also are the EUs as turkey has now started sending their navy to snatch massive resources of oil and gas in the med

      Sadly the media are pretty quiet about this as Erdowan is Europe’s own little Kim a dangerous egotistical nutter dreaming of another ottowan or Ottoman Empire

  1. Cian

    July 2017
    Coming to a free trade agreement with the EU should be “one of the easiest in human history” because our rules and laws are already the same, the international trade secretary has said.

    Liam Fox is to set out his vision of the UK’s trading relationship with the rest of the world after Brexit.

    “The only reason we wouldn’t come to a free and open agreement is because politics gets in the way of economics,” Dr Fox told the Today programme.

    https://www.bbc.com/news/av/uk-40667879

  2. Toe Up

    Rule Britannia, Brittania rules the waves.
    Britons never never never shall comply with their obligations under previously agreed international treaties!

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