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Committee visits Belfast to take evidence on the Protocol on Ireland / Northern Ireland

25 February 2020

The European Union Committee visits Belfast next week for its inquiry on the Protocol on Ireland / Northern Ireland.

Witnesses

At 2.00pm on 25 February at Parliament Buildings, Stormont, the Committee will hear from:

  • Graham Keddie, Managing Director, Belfast International Airport
  • Les Stracey, Director of Corporate Affairs, and Andrew Kane, Port Operations Manager - Irish Sea North, Stena Line
  • Maurice Bullick, finance and Compliance Director, Belfast Harbour
  • Pamela Dennison, Chair, Freight Transport Association Northern Ireland

At 3.15pm on 25 February at Parliament Buildings, Stormont, the Committee will hear from:

  • Professor David Phinnemore, Professor of European Politics, Queen's University Belfast
  • Dr Viviane Gravey, Lecturer, Politics and International Studies, Queen's University Belfast

Issues

  • The impact of the Protocol on Northern Ireland
  • The practical operation of the Protocol
  • The impact of customs, VAT and regulatory checks on trade between Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • The impact on Northern Ireland of future regulatory divergence between the UK and EU

Further information

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