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Brexit A-Z | Letter T

Brexit A-Z | Letter T

Tajani (Antonio) Antonio Tajani is the President of the European Parliament, having been elected to the position in January 2017. President Tajani sits in the European People’s Party (EPP) political group. In March 2017, then-Taoiseach Enda Kenny travelled to Brussels to meet with President Tajani to discuss the impact of […]

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Brexit A-Z | Letter B

Brexit A-Z | Letter B

  Backstop The term ‘Backstop’ refers to the option of avoiding a hard border on the island of Ireland through Northern Ireland effectively remaining inside parts of the EU Single Market and the EU Customs Union and has been one of the most contentious issues in the negotiations.  It is […]

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Brexit A-Z | Letter S

Brexit A-Z | Letter S

Scotland EU Referendum Result/Turnout Leave: 38.0 per cent Remain: 62.0 per cent Turnout: 67.2 per cent Scottish National Party (SNP) The Scottish National Party (SNP), led by Nicola Sturgeon who is the First Minister of Scotland, is the largest political party in the Scottish Parliament and the second largest by […]

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Brexit A-Z | Letter R

Brexit A-Z | Letter R

Raab (Dominic) Dominic Raab is the UK’s Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, overseeing the Department for Exiting the European Union.  He was appointed to the position on 9 July 2018, following his predecessor’s (David Davis MP) resignation.  Dominic Raab is the Member of Parliament (MP) for Esher […]

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