It’s a long edition of Week in London. But it’s worth the read as it indicates change is happening in post-Brexit Britain in relation to the country’s new trade policy.
Here the UK’s latest trade news.
From Northern Ireland legislation to changes at the Department for International Trade – trade activity is intense in the United Kingdom this week.
A change in tone is perceptible on matters related to trade and the EU.
UK trade activity is brisk again after a short pause following the passing of Queen Elizabeth II and her funeral on Monday.
It has been a generally quiet week for trade policy in the UK, with all parliamentary activity suspended in the run-up to the Queen’s funeral next Monday (19 September). But Northern Ireland continues to loom as an irritant between London and Brussels.
It’s back to school week in London and the old simmering disagreements with the EU are rearing their head again.
The European Commission has initiated fresh legal action against the United Kingdom over its failure to implement the Northern Ireland protocol.
While the Tory Party in the United Kingdom consumes itself with a leadership contest and the British parliament debates a bill which would unilaterally suspend the Northern Ireland protocol, the European Union’s plan for enforcement of the provisions of the EU-UK Withdrawal and Trade and Cooperation Agreements is making solid …
This week’s UK trade focus: Turkey, steel, Northern Ireland.