Posts by Jonathan Evershed

The Ghost at the Feast: The Northern Ireland Executive and Assembly and the Brexit backstop   It is difficult to conclude that the recent Salzburg summit of EU leaders was anything short of a disaster for Theresa May. The Prime Minister suffered what was has been almost universally described as a... Read more
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Given that there are many policy differences between Northern Ireland and other parts of the UK, asks Jonathan Evershed, why has customs policy been singled out as a red line by Unionists?    On her recent visit to Northern Ireland, Prime Minister Theresa May made a speech to an assortment of ‘... Read more
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The path being pursued by the DUP in Brexit, says Jonathan Evershed, is not so far from the mainstream of Unionist opinion.    Theresa May’s pact with the DUP has seen constitutional principle overtaken by electoral contingency and political expediency. On 26th June 2017, the spirit and, some have... Read more
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