Blog: DUP Seeks Changes to UK-EU Deal on N. Ireland After Brexit (1) – Bloomberg Tax

Democratic Unionist Party leader Jeffrey Donaldson called for changes to parts of the deal between the UK and the European Union on Northern Ireland’s post-Brexit arrangements, raising fresh doubts about the prospects for a resumption of power-sharing in the region.

Jeffrey Donaldson

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In his first detailed response to the deal announced in February by UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Donaldson said the Windsor Framework made “significant progress” on perceived problems caused by the Northern Ireland Protocol, which has governed the region’s trade rules since the UK left the EU.

However, Donaldson said: …

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