Academics on the protocol on Ireland / Northern Ireland questioned by Committee

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08 February 2019

The Lords EU Committee takes evidence from academics on the Protocol on Ireland / Northern Ireland in the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement.


Tuesday 12 February 2019 in Committee Room 4A, Palace of Westminster

At 4.00pm

  • Dr Katy Hayward, Reader in Sociology, Queen's University Belfast
  • David Henig, Director, UK Trade Policy Project
  • Marie Demetriou QC, Barrister, Brick Court Chambers
  • Victoria Hewson, Senior Counsel, International Trade and Competition Unit, Institute of Economic Affairs

Topics for discussion

  • The implications of the Protocol for Northern Ireland's relationship with Great Britain, Ireland, and the EU
  • The effect of the Protocol on the UK's external trade policy
  • The Protocol and negotiations on the future UK-EU relationship

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