EU Referendum and Brexit

Updates on NICVA's activities relating to the EU Referendum

UK-EU Brexit Deal…. What are the details?

11 Dec 2017Siobhan McAlister BrexitEU Referendum and Brexit

Last week PM Theresa May and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker confirmed that a deal was reached. This ends Phase 1 of the Brexit negotiations and means that they can now move on to Phase 2 of the talks around future trade deals.

NICVA position paper and recommendations for the Brexit negotiations

8 Dec 2017Geoff Nuttall BrexitEU Referendum and Brexit

With the Brexit negotiations at a critical phase, this paper highlights what NICVA sees, having engaged widely with the voluntary and community sector and others, as the key issues which must be addressed.

The Department for the Economy consults sector on Brexit concerns

16 Oct 2017Carys Brown BrexitEU Referendum and Brexit

On 10 October a contingent from the DfE met with sector representatives to discuss Brexit’s implications for the Voluntary and Community Sector and the issues it works on in an economic context. 

UK Government publishes a future partnership paper on collaboration in science and innovation

16 Oct 2017Carys Brown BrexitEU Referendum and Brexit

The UK Government has released its future partnership paper setting out its perspective on collaboration in science and innovation.

Brexit case studies - can you help?

6 Oct 2017Carys Brown BrexitEU Referendum and Brexit

NICVA is collating a series of case studies documenting how Brexit may impact upon the work of VCSE organisations.

Sector engages with the Department of Health over Brexit negotiations, priorities and implications.

5 Oct 2017Carys Brown BrexitEU Referendum and Brexit

On 28 September, NICVA hosted the Department of Health and sector representatives in order to discuss Brexit concerns.

NICVA summary briefing on UK Government Brexit paper on Northern Ireland & Ireland

18 Aug 2017Geoff Nuttall BrexitEU Referendum and Brexit

This briefing summarises the key proposals made in the UK Government's Brexit position paper on Northern Ireland and Ireland released on 16th August. The briefing also highlights issues around which NICVA intends to develop its response.

New UK Government paper released on future customs arrangements with EU

15 Aug 2017Geoff Nuttall BrexitEU Referendum and Brexit

The UK Government has today published a paper entitled "Future customs arrangements: a future partnership paper," setting out its vision for future partnership arrangements with the EU on trade and customs

Five key messages as Brexit negotiations go live

29 Mar 2017Brexit, PolicyEU Referendum and Brexit

As the UK triggers Article 50 to begin Brexit negotiations, we still have no Northern Ireland government to represent our interests, and no clear position put forward in these negotiations. 

Brexit – How will it affect you?

22 Feb 2017Brexit, PolicyPolicy, EU Referendum and Brexit

The terms under which the UK will leave the European Union following last year’s EU referendum result will impact on a huge range of areas of public life and, by extension, on a huge range of the sector’s activities and areas of concern.