Open Europe
Printable version

OE Weekly Briefing: Can a Northern Ireland-only backstop provide a way out for the UK and the EU?

In this week's briefing, Open Europe's Anthony Egan looks at whether a Northern Ireland-only backstop could be the answer to the Prime Minister's Brexit conundrum. 

Unless he manages to agree and pass a deal before 19 October, he will almost certainly face an unpalatable trilemma: ask for an extension (and break his promise); refuse to ask for an extension (and break the law); or resign as Prime Minister.

See Open Europe’s website for full briefing

Channel website: http://openeurope.org.uk/

Original article link: https://openeurope.org.uk/today/blog/weekly-briefing-can-a-northern-ireland-only-backstop-provide-a-way-out-for-the-uk-and-the-eu/

Share this article

Latest News from
Open Europe

Strategically Manage Public Services