Rebordering Britain & Britons after Brexit
The Future of Irish-UK Relations: Borders and Identities after Brexit: Introduction
It is apparent that the consociational framework established by the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement (B/GFA) is under threat, while the UK's withdrawal from the EU poses major challenges for maintaining peace, prosperity and social cohesion in Northern Ireland (NI). The contributions to this special collection examine key elements of the post-Brexit reality, with a particular focus on NI and the future of the intergovernmental bodies established by the B/GFA. The implications of the UK government's attempt unilaterally to disapply parts of the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland are examined.
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Brexit and UK International Development Policy
In this article we explore the implications of Brexit for the UK and the EU's development policies and strategic directions, focusing on the former.
Migration, Internal Security and the UK's EU Membership
A key part of the debate about the UK's membership of the EU is concern about levels of migration and the impact upon security. This paper assesses how much impact EU membership has on each of these issues, and examines the likely impact of leaving the EU in each of these areas.
Walking the Tightrope: Private and Public Interests in Conservative Immigration Policy
The Conservatives have long been ideologically split on immigration between the business right and identity right of the party. Appealing to the social right of its voter base, since 2010 immigration policy has been doggedly restrictive. Yet…
Irish Unification After Brexit: Old and New Political Identities?
This article contends that the outcome of the prolonged dispute about the future constitutional status of Northern Ireland (NI) will be shaped by the emerging dynamic between 'old' and 'new' political identities in NI.