Tag: northern-ireland

65 Why can't Northern Ireland just have a stay/leave referendum? 2018-10-15T02:57:26.857

57 Why is it impossible to leave the Single Market without a hard Irish border? 2018-03-04T05:05:42.077

54 What do hard-Brexiteers want with respect to the Irish border? 2019-04-09T11:33:27.570

43 Why is the UK blaming the EU and what does the UK want? 2020-09-17T00:37:28.303

41 Can Northern Ireland's border issue be solved by repartition? 2019-09-18T07:23:50.803

38 Why is the UK so keen to remove the "backstop" when their leadership seems to think that no border will be needed in Northern Ireland? 2019-08-24T01:48:25.817

35 Have issues surrounding the Northern Ireland border been resolved? 2020-12-23T14:48:38.793

33 Why don't Sinn Féin take their seats in the UK parliament? 2017-07-06T11:58:45.673

33 What explanation do proponents of a Scotland-NI bridge give for it breaking Brexit impasse? 2019-09-11T15:21:07.510

30 Why don't hard Brexiteers insist on a hard border to prevent illegal immigration after Brexit? 2019-04-10T19:32:19.843

27 Explain for kids — Why isn't Northern Ireland demanding a stay/leave referendum like Scotland? 2021-01-14T21:50:15.560

20 Brexit and backstop: would changes require unanimous approval by all EU countries? Does Ireland hold a veto? 2019-08-21T04:43:25.313

19 Why are the nationalists and unionists in Ireland & Northern Ireland OK with using violence? 2018-10-17T10:09:00.803

18 Could the UK "hold Ireland hostage" by leveraging the GFA to require an open NI border after a no-deal Brexit? 2018-09-23T06:26:07.827

18 What Brexit solution does the DUP want? 2019-04-07T22:39:00.170

17 What was Jeremy Corbyn’s involvement in the Northern Ireland peace process? 2019-11-24T11:23:09.280

16 Why are left-wing unionism or right-wing Irish nationalism unsuccessful in Northern Ireland? 2017-06-11T17:02:49.493

16 What treaties or (written) agreements would a hard border in Ireland breach, post-Brexit? 2018-07-20T03:00:29.410

15 What is the evidence that custom checks in Northern Ireland are going to result in violence? 2019-04-22T14:34:58.040

14 Why is having border controls in Ireland so problematic for Irish nationalists? 2017-09-09T19:14:55.507

14 IRA's approach to Brexit 2017-10-10T19:24:31.917

14 Would it be plausible to solve the Irish Border issue by unifying Ireland? 2019-01-26T01:45:28.923

13 What is the improvement of the "legally binding commitment" proposed by Boris Johnson over the existing "backstop"? 2019-08-20T14:20:54.333

13 Would the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland be interested in reuniting? 2019-08-22T21:02:20.963

12 How is Northern Ireland currently being governed with its executive vacant and its legislature suspended? 2019-01-21T13:37:59.527

12 Could Sinn Fein swing any Brexit vote in Parliament? 2019-03-17T15:04:01.573

12 What would the EU’s position be with respect to a United Ireland? 2019-09-27T11:08:45.990

12 Why would an elected (absentionist) Sinn Féin MP resign from the House of Commons? 2019-10-17T19:32:11.140

11 Why have Labour and Lib Dem not been registered in Northern Ireland? 2017-06-09T06:36:01.413

11 Is there a clear statement from the DUP on their position on the post-Brexit border with Ireland? 2017-12-05T01:00:08.813

11 What did Theresa May mean by: the EU wants a backstop to the backstop? 2018-10-16T07:31:29.197

11 Why is a "hard border" between Ireland and Northern Ireland such a problem for EU/UK negotiations around brexit? 2019-03-19T21:35:25.670

11 Could UK SMEs set up centers in Northern Ireland to maintain full access to both the EU and the rest of the UK? 2021-01-07T13:35:37.407

10 Why do US politicians commonly refer to the UK as "Great Britain"? 2014-01-12T20:08:20.387

9 No-deal Brexit and Irish border; can third countries transit through Republic of Ireland? 2018-10-15T14:04:12.980

9 Why does the EU insist on the backstop when it is clear in a no deal scenario they still intend to keep an open border? 2019-04-04T16:56:44.000

8 Did Michel Barnier and Leo Varadkar say that "no deal", there won't be a hard border between the Irelands? 2019-03-31T01:27:09.757

8 How is the excise border managed in Ireland? 2019-06-06T12:41:40.213

8 Have there been attempts to integrate the Catholics & Protestants of Northern Ireland? 2019-07-10T21:56:58.177

8 Why does the Remain Alliance not contest all Northern Ireland seats? 2019-11-11T22:04:40.763

8 Does Boris Johnson’s new negotiated withdrawal agreement mandate customs checks between Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK? 2019-12-06T19:44:52.983

8 Brexit: In what specific ways is the UK government planning to break international law (previous agreements)? 2020-09-08T20:14:56.510

7 Open Irish border and WTO's most favoured nation principle 2019-07-30T20:46:09.270

7 What's the difference between Unionists and Loyalists in Northern Ireland? 2020-05-04T09:35:57.530

7 Why doesn't UK consider Ireland a foreign country for the purpose of British law? 2020-09-20T05:39:04.050

6 Why didn't Ireland and the UK unify their visa regimes? 2018-06-26T18:14:14.203

6 Why does Brexit threaten the Good Friday Agreement from 1998? 2018-11-16T10:48:14.980

5 How do Northern Ireland's Assembly designations work? What are its advantages and disadvantages? 2015-12-04T11:34:58.613

5 What would change as far as political alignments if Scotland and/or NI leave the UK? 2016-06-30T15:59:01.090

5 Donald Trump on the Irish border? 2018-07-20T04:20:52.030

5 A vote on the Brexit backstop 2019-03-08T11:29:51.827

5 Why isn't Northern Ireland demanding a referendum on joining Ireland, similar to the one in Scotland? 2019-04-10T03:51:25.887

5 Will the DUP agree to a Northern Ireland Referendum? 2019-06-19T10:29:08.003

5 Why did the EU agree with a Stormont vote when the Assembly might not even meet? 2019-10-17T11:51:46.450

5 How does the SDLP differ from Sinn Féin in terms of nationalism? 2019-12-14T07:58:06.360

4 Why do the Conservatives bother standing in elections in Northern Ireland? 2018-09-06T11:37:28.983

4 Will there be a border between Ireland and the UK if they can't agree on a deal? 2018-12-21T10:11:53.053

4 What did it used to mean when Sinn Fein threatened with "grave implications"? 2019-03-20T21:42:38.153

4 In the revised Irish Protocol when would the first Northern Irish consent vote occur? 2019-10-29T22:34:23.977

4 What, if anything, are the consequences of nationalist parties winning a majority of constituencies in Northern Ireland? 2019-12-13T17:58:54.903

4 Is it possible for the Alliance Party of Northern Ireland to form a Government if they win a majority? 2020-01-14T16:35:31.140

3 Can Sinn Fein join a minority coalition in a no-confidence vote? 2017-06-09T04:54:41.343

3 If the NI border is the major sticking point in the Brexit negotiations, why are both sides willing to risk no-deal? 2018-11-14T16:30:49.543

3 How was Northern Ireland governed prior to the Belfast Agreement? 2019-06-12T14:39:59.537

3 Is there any point in having a backstop with a time limit? 2019-06-25T11:42:01.090

3 Are Northern Ireland Unionists allied to England&Wales or Scotland? 2019-07-04T17:18:14.880

3 Has Boris Johnson's government explained why its latest Brexit proposal does not include a referendum for Northern Ireland leaving the single market? 2019-10-06T17:58:43.053

3 The Belfast/Good Friday Agreement and the revised Ireland/Northern Ireland Protocol 2019-11-07T15:19:18.700

3 In the Revised Irish Protocol, what would the nature of the Irish Sea border be? 2019-11-18T10:47:55.663

3 If a referendum on Northern Ireland joining the Republic of Ireland is narrowly defeated, what is the trigger for another referendum? 2020-01-03T23:26:55.527

3 Are there any legislature that has a seat-switch system similar to the NI Assembly? 2020-01-12T08:16:29.203

3 What's the problem with the Internal Market Bill's article 42? 2020-09-10T18:54:52.040

3 Are there any polls on the acceptance of the "Irish Sea border" in the UK? 2020-12-25T10:10:00.713

2 Why would a coalition with the DUP bring violence back to Northern Ireland? 2017-06-11T21:38:22.873

2 Why is the position of First Minister of Northern Ireland currently (June 2017) vacant? 2017-06-16T01:40:21.170

2 What reasons did the DUP have to oppose the Good Friday Agreement and do those reasons still apply? 2018-08-26T20:20:39.510

2 Among all parties in Parliament, is there sufficient support for a hard border in the Irish Sea? 2019-03-21T16:56:51.493

2 Was the referendum on the Good Friday Agreement called "confirmatory" at the time? 2019-04-07T10:33:07.630

2 Is there an estimate on the number of attacks on customs committed by the PIRA (or its predecessors)? 2019-04-23T07:00:43.423

2 Did the UK Government ask for the Irish backstop? 2019-05-24T18:18:56.417

1 The backstop in the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill 2019-03-14T12:15:57.007

1 Impact of Boris Johnson's Irish Backstop on CTA travel 2020-07-08T14:18:20.303

-1 Does the consent process for the Revised Irish Protocol breach the Belfast Agreement? 2019-11-29T18:15:40.527

-2 If Northern Ireland joins the Republic of Ireland to become a United Ireland, will the Common Travel Area be abolished? 2020-08-04T17:18:25.937