EU Committee hears from experts on the revised protocol on Ireland / Northern Ireland

UK and Ireland
07 February 2020

The House of Lords EU Committee takes evidence from Dr Sylvia de Mars, Colin Murray and David Henig on the revised Protocol on Ireland / Northern Ireland


Tuesday 11 February in Committee Room 3, Palace of Westminster

At 4.00pm

  • David Henig, Director, UK Trade Policy Project
  • Dr Sylvia de Mars, Senior Lecturer in Law, University of Newcastle
  • Colin Murray, Reader in Public Law, University of Newcastle

Topics for discussion

  • The process for application of new EU law to Northern Ireland under the terms of the Protocol
  • What will be required in terms of customs, VAT and regulatory checks in relation to GB Northern Ireland trade?
  • How will the mechanisms for EU supervision (including the role of the CJEU) of the operation of the protocol in Northern Ireland work in practice?

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