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Introductory inquiry into the operation of the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland


The Sub-Committee on the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland is conducting an introductory inquiry into the operation of the Protocol in April 2021. It wishes to examine the following issues: 

  • the current situation in Northern Ireland as it relates to the Protocol, including views and concerns of communities and stakeholders; 
  • the current state of play regarding the Protocol’s operation; 
  • the continuing dialogue between the UK and the EU regarding the Protocol in the Withdrawal Agreement Joint Committee and the governance bodies reporting to it; and  
  • efforts to identify solutions to the problems thus far identified.