This study, commissioned by the European Parliament’s Policy Department for Citizens’ Rights and Constitutional Affairs at the request of the AFCO Committee, describes the legal, political and economic relations of the two parts of Ireland and the United Kingdom, and possible arrangements for dealing with “Brexit”. The paper discusses several specific issues, in particular the Common Travel Area between Ireland and the United Kingdom, the consequences of an “invisible” border between the two parts of Ireland, and trade in agricultural products.
A summary of the report back is available.
Agenda items include energy & environment, digital, trade, transport and general policy items.
EU beef and sheep meat exports to Iran will soon be significantly facilitated, after the country adopts a single health certification system for exports from all EU Member States.