What is a border? Demystifying customs controls and checks in Northern Ireland

2 Oct

The UK Government has now made proposals for resolving the Irish border to the EU. They have been characterised as creating two borders for Northern Ireland, one with Ireland and one with Great Britain. In order to understand why this is not the threat that some suggest, we need to understand how borders have evolved […]

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Boris Johnson’s new Brexit offer to Jean-Claude Juncker

2 Oct

What follows is the text of the letter Boris Johnson has today sent to Jean-Claude Juncker, setting out the UK Government’s proposals for a new Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland A FAIR AND REASONABLE COMPROMISE: UK PROPOSALS FOR A NEW PROTOCOL ON IRELAND/NORTHERN IRELAND Dear Jean-Claude, There is now very little time in which to negotiate […]

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RESEARCH SEMINAR: Brexit, British People of Colour in the EU-27 & Everyday Racism in Britain and Europe

2 Oct

Chantelle Lewis and Michaela Benson will be presenting research from the Brexit Brits Abroad project at the Centre for the Study of Democracy Research Seminar Series, at University of Westminster. …

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Smashing Toryoke Highlights

2 Oct

Always a conference highlight, iNHouse Communications’ Toryoke did not fail to disappoint last night – with journos, SpAds, and MPs busting moves and straining their vocal cords. The very merry crowd presumably included some former Bullingdon Club members with the amount of smashed glass about. That or some of the singing was more atrocious than […]

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Tory Activist Scheduled Tweets Imploring Party to End Bullying Before Tragic Death

2 Oct

A prominent and well-loved Tory activist from the North East, who tragically died at the weekend, left scheduled Tweets before her death that have just been sent out, calling on the Tory Party to root out institutional bullying, harassment and intimidation. Jade Smith – a keen Brexiteer, who appeared on Newsnight arguing for the cause […]

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