EU to strengthen tools to tackle breaches of UK trade agreements

Seán Kelly MEP has been appointed lead author (Rapporteur) for the European Parliament’s International Trade Committee in drafting legislation aimed at strengthening the EU’s hand in responding to breaches of obligations under the post-Brexit Withdrawal Agreement and the Trade and Cooperation Agreement with the UK.  “With the introduction of the Northern Ireland Protocol Bill in Westminster, […]

MEP Kelly: Prioritise food checks review under EU-UK Trade deal

Fine Gael’s Leader in the European Parliament, Seán Kelly MEP, is calling for a review of sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) checks on food to be prioritised under the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement. “Although the realities, and indeed consequences, of Brexit are causing many difficulties for businesses, agriculture and even households it is important to recognize that […]