Monday December 9, 2019

Ten reasons to worry about EU-UK report

There are grounds to question Leo Varadkar’s belief that full alignment is ‘bulletproof’

10th December, 2017

Friday’s EU-UK report contains a significant degree of what might charitably be considered “constructive ambiguity”; the more pedantic would say it appears self-contradictory. It also leaves some key questions hanging. It is a very significant achievement, but ten aspects give rise to concern.

1 The report proclaims on its cover “the caveat that nothing is agreed until everything is agreed”. The final paragraph says that the report is “agreed by the...

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