Tag: Backstop

UK proposals for a new Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland

The UK Government’s proposal to the EU for a new Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland was presented on 2 October 2019. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/uk-proposals-for-a-new-protocol-on-irelandnorthern-ireland The Prime Minister wrote to Donald Tusk on 19 August 2019 setting out the UK’s position on the renegotiation of the Withdrawal Agreement, as well as this government’s desired final destination for a long-term […]

Letter from PM to Juncker and Tusk

The Prime Minister wrote to the Presidents of the European Commission and Council seeking assurances and clarifications with regard to the Northern Ireland backstop. The letter is available at https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/770770/Letter_from_the_Prime_Minister_to_President_Juncker_and_President_Tusk.pdf (Copy)