The Windsor Framework: What it is and What it Might Do

The Windsor Framework was announced by the UK Government and the European Commission on 27 February 2023 after months of negotiations between the two sides.

Pub. Date
09 August, 2023
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It is not a replacement or rewriting of the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland that formed part of the UK-EU Withdrawal Agreement (2019), but it does make significant adjustments to it. Both sides hope that this will ease the practical and political difficulties associated with the Protocol, which bedevilled their relationship even before it came into force in 2021.