Attention turns to nature of negotiations.

Attention turns to nature of negotiations.

Now that the date has been set for triggering Britain’s ultimate divorce from the European Union consideration is now turning to the nature of the negotiations. The Centre for European Reform believes Brexiteers are wrong to think that Germany, because of its economic and security interests, will be will be more accommodating to Britain.  The think tank also has advice on what it calls the four traps Therese May should avoid in writing to Donald Tusk outlining Britain’s intention to leave.

On a much more pragmatic level Dublin’s news service MerrionStreet.ie has published a two pager on what happens next after the announcement that Article 50 will be triggered next Wednesday.  It breaks the negotiations into two deals the exit and the future relationship with Border matters, notably Northern Ireland featuring in the first set of discussions.