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After years of negotiations, the EU and UK have finally agreed on a “Windsor Framework” to reduce trade barriers between Northern Ireland, Britain and the EU. But beware! There are strings attached, including a “Stormont Brake” for the NI Assembly to pull whenever they don’t like EU rules.
Boris Johnson’s government’s handling of the Northern Ireland protocol could spell trouble for the UK’s post-Brexit trade negotiations. The process of rebuilding trust is far slower when the breach of trust has been coupled with deceit or denial.
For a government that was elected on the motto of “getting Brexit done”, it is perhaps not so surprising that so little has been said about the upcoming changes.
The UK is threatening to trigger Article 16. What is the Northern Ireland protocol ‘emergency brake’?