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EU urges action on Northern Ireland trade issues – UK faces extension demands
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EU urges action on Northern Ireland trade issues – UK faces extension demands

There is “an urgent need” to start detailed work on implementing the procedures governing the movement of goods between Great Britain and Northern Ireland once the United Kingdom exits the European Union’s customs union next year, European Commission officials said on Monday. In an official statement issued after the first …

UK to apply five-year ‘sunset clause’ on rolled over FTAs in reintroduced Trade Bill
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UK to apply five-year ‘sunset clause’ on rolled over FTAs in reintroduced Trade Bill

The British government is to apply a five-year sunset clause to all former EU free trade agreements which are ‘rolled over’ into UK law, under new provisions tabled to parliament in London. Under the new draft UK trade bill, which was reintroduced to parliament on Thursday, the approval of both …