The talks appear to be taking place on a more constructive basis – and within striking distance of an accommodation.
Posts by Dr Graham Gudgin
Dr Graham Gudgin is Policy Exchange’s Chief Economic Adviser. He is a visiting Professor at the University of Ulster and Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Ulster University Economic Policy Centre.
Graham Gudgin: The EU report which confirms that the Irish Border issue can be resolved with technology
The report suggests that electronic border controls are feasible, and recommends a set of best practice arrangements based on existing arrangements.
A sensible solution is achievable, but unnecessary brinksmanship and over-the-top rhetoric helps nobody.
What is strange about the Irish Government’s approach is its lack of overt support for a free-trade agreement between the UK and the EU.