Why is Northern Ireland/Ireland (NI/IRL) such a huge sticking point in the Brexit negotiations? It boils down to the implications of three things: leaving the Single Market, leaving the Customs Union, and upholding the 1998 Good Friday (Belfast) Agreement.
|Publisher||LSE Brexit Blog|
|Publication status||Published - 01 Dec 2017|
Hayward, K. (2017, Dec 1). Without specific arrangements for Northern Ireland, talk about ‘avoiding a hard border’ is either empty rhetoric or dangerous delusion. LSE Brexit Blog. http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/brexit/2017/12/01/without-specific-arrangements-for-northern-ireland-talk-about-avoiding-a-hard-border-is-either-empty-rhetoric-or-dangerous-delusion/