Regulatory divergence remains the “number one” concern for NI businesses - House of Lords

A new reports by the Lord’s committee on Brexit has called on the British government to “clarify” a number of outstanding issues with the Windsor Framework deal

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak agreed the Windsor Framework deal with the European Commission earlier this year

The Windsor Framework deal agreed between the EU and Britain to reduce red tape on post-Brexit trade has improved the contentious Northern Ireland Protocol, but problems remain, a new report by the House of Lords has found.

The report found that regulatory divergence remains the “number one concern” of business of businesses in Northern Ireland, while clarity is also needed on labelling issues and future business supports.

Overall, the House of Lords report found the ...