UK-EU provisional agreement encouraging but more detail needed, says Farry

Provisional agreement between the UK and EU over the Northern Ireland Protocol is encouraging news but more detail is needed, Alliance MP and Brexit spokesperson Stephen Farry has said. The agreement in principle over issues including border controls will mean the UK Government withdrawing clauses from the Internal Market Bill. “This is an encouraging development […]

Farry: Johnson extremely reckless regarding no deal Brexit

With future relationship talks between the UK and EU at a critical final stage, Alliance Party Deputy Leader and Brexit Spokesperson, Stephen Farry MP, has criticised Boris Johnson and the UK Government for failing to grasp the realities of its choices on Brexit. Dr Farry also stressed that Alliance would continue to oppose the insertion […]

Naomi Long MEP welcomes European Parliament’s Brexit Steering Group resolution, urges patience from the EU to avoid no-deal

The Brexit Steering Group in the European Parliament has provisionally agreed on a draft resolution on the Brexit negotiations which insists that any Brexit deal must contain a backstop to protect the Northern Irish peace process and states that it is open to a Brexit delay if there is to be a general election or […]

Long signs “Brussels Declaration” alongside 40 MEPs to work against no-deal Brexit

Alliance Leader Naomi Long MEP has signed a Joint Declaration alongside a cross-party group of UK MEPs as a commitment to work together to stop a no-deal Brexit. The “Brussels Declaration” calls a potential no-deal Brexit “unacceptable” and asks that colleagues in the European Parliament assist in “keeping the door open” to the UK. Mrs […]