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The UK Government’s approach to the UK internal market: what Northern Ireland needs to know

Dr Katy Hayward analyses the UK Government's White Paper on the UK Internal Market, and the particular issues it raises with respect to Northern Ireland.

The UK Government’s approach to the UK internal market: what Northern Ireland needs to know

Leaving the European Single Market has opened the potential for new barriers in the movement of goods and services within the UK. The UK Government has launched its White Paper on the UK Internal Market for public consultation.

This brief primer outlines the context for this White Paper, key proposals in it and particular issues it raises with respect to Northern Ireland in light of the obligations of the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland.

Read Katy’s full paper here: The UK Internal Market white paper and Northern Ireland

 

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Dr Katy Hayward
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Dr Katy Hayward is a Reader in Sociology in the School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work at Queen's University Belfast. Katy is also a Senior Fellow with UK in a Changing Europe. She has particular expertise on cross-border cooperation and management, focusing on the case study of Ireland/Northern Ireland and the impact of EU membership. For more information and links to some of her recent publications, please see her Queen's homepage: https://go.qub.ac.uk/hayward

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