The land border between Northern Ireland and Ireland Contents

Witnesses

The following witnesses gave evidence. Transcripts can be viewed on the inquiry publications page of the Committee’s website.

Wednesday 11 October 2017

Dr Katy Hayward, Lecturer in Sociology, Queen’s University Belfast, Paul Mac Flynn, Senior Economist, Nevin Economic Research Institute, Dr Sylvia de Mars, Lecturer in Law, Newcastle Law School

Q1–37

Wednesday 1 November 2017

Dr Christian Bock, Director General, Federal Customs Administration (Switzerland), and Lieutenant Colonel Rebekka Straessle, Chief of Staff, Swiss Border Guard

Q38–74

Kristin Breiland, Directorate of Norwegian Customs, and Liv Kristin Rundberget, Assistant Director, Directorate of Norwegian Customs

Q75–119

Wednesday 15 November 2017

The Hon Fabian Picardo MP, Chief Minister of Gibraltar, The Hon Joseph John Garcia MP, Deputy Chief Minister of Gibraltar, and Michael Llamas QC, Attorney General of Gibraltar

Q120–176

Wednesday 29 November 2017

Chloe Smith MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Northern Ireland Office, and Mr Robin Walker MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Exiting the European Union.

Q177–275

Monday 22 January 2018

Michel Barnier, European Chief Negotiator for the United Kingdom Exiting the European Union

Q276–290

The following witnesses gave evidence on Future of the land border with the Republic of Ireland to the previous Northern Ireland Affairs Committee before the general election in 2017. Transcripts can be viewed on the inquiry publications page of the Committee’s website.

Wednesday 16 November 2016

Professor Michael Dougan, Professor of European Law and Jean Monnet Chair in EU Law, University of Liverpool, Professor Peter Shirlow, Director of the Institute of Irish Studies, University of Liverpool, and Dr Stephanie Reynolds, Lecturer in Law, University of Liverpool

Q1–43

Wednesday 23 November 2016

Professor Dagmar Schiek, Professor of EU Law, Queen’s University Belfast, Dr Katy Hayward, Senior Lecturer in Sociology, Queen’s University Belfast, and Professor Cathal McCall, Professor in European Politics, Queen’s University Belfast

Q44–90

Wednesday 30 November 2016

Dr Conor Patterson, Chief Executive, Newry and Mourne Co-operative and Enterprise Agency, Peter Conway, CEO, Warrenpoint Harbour, Michael Blaney, Managing Director, Autoline Insurance Group

Q91–161

Tuesday 13 December 2016

George Hamilton QPM, Chief Constable, and Will Kerr OBE, Assistant Chief Constable, Police Service of Northern Ireland

Q162–225

Wednesday 11 January 2017

Wesley Aston, CEO, Ulster Farmers’ Union, Barclay Bell, President, Ulster Farmers’ Union, Dr Mike Johnston, Northern Ireland Director, Dairy UK, Tim Acheson, General Manager, Food Service Operations, Lakeland Dairies

Q226–296

Monday 16 January 2017

Michael Gallagher, Strategy Manager, and Richard Osterhus, Funding Manager, Derry City and Strabane District Council, and Michael Tunney, Head of Enterprise and Economic Development, Donegal County Council

Q296–328

Toni Forrester, Chief Executive, Letterkenny Chamber of Commerce, and Sinead McLaughlin, Chief Executive, and Gavin Killeen, Member, Londonderry Chamber of Commerce

Q329–365

Wednesday 1 February 2017

Michael Lux, EU customs and international trade lawyer; Eric Pickett, EU customs and international trade lawyer

Q366–428

Wednesday 8 February 2017

Daniel Mulhall, Ambassador of Ireland to the UK

Q429–465

Wednesday 22 February 2017

Stephen Kelly, Chief Executive, Manufacturing NI, Colin Hayburn, Executive Director, Almac Group, Graeme McBurney, President and Managing Director, Almac Pharma Services

Q466–528

Wednesday 15 March 2017

Shane Clarke, Director of Corporate Services and Policy, Tourism Ireland, Paul Cullen, Head of IT and Business Systems, CIE Tours International, Janice Gault, Chief Executive, Northern Ireland Hotels Federation, Colin Neill, Chief Executive, Hospitality Ulster

Q529–577

Wednesday 29 March 2017

Patrick Casement, Chair, Northern Ireland Environment Link, Rebecca Hunter, Living Seas Manager, Ulster Wildlife, Victoria Magreehan, External Affairs Consultant, National Trust, John Martin, Conservation Team Leader for Land Use and Marine Policy, RSPBNI

Q578–622





Published: 16 March 2018