Report from the Sub-Committee on the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland: Introductory report Contents

Appendix 2: List of witnesses

Evidence is published online at https://committees.parliament.uk/work/1207/introductory-inquiry-into-the-operation-of-the-protocol-on-irelandnorthern-ireland/publications/ and available for inspection at the Parliamentary Archives (020 7219 3074).

Evidence received by the Committee is listed below in chronological order of oral evidence session and in alphabetical order. Those witnesses market with ** gave both oral and written evidence. Those marked with * gave oral evidence and did not submit any written evidence. All other witnesses submitted written evidence only.

Oral evidence in chronological order

**

Jess Sargeant, Senior Researcher, Institute for Government

QQ 1–10

*

Professor Duncan Morrow, Director of Community Engagement, Ulster University

QQ 1–10

**

Aodhán Connolly, Director, Northern Ireland Retail Consortium

QQ 11–23

*

Seamus Leheny, Policy Manager for Northern Ireland, Logistics UK

QQ 11–23

*

Stuart Anderson, Senior Policy Adviser, CBI Northern Ireland

QQ 11–23

**

Stephen Kelly, CEO, Manufacturing NI

QQ 11–23

*

Peter Sheridan, Chief Executive, Co-operation Ireland

QQ 24–38

*

Jackie Redpath, CEO, Greater Shankill Partnership

QQ 24–38

**

Mary Madden, former Northern Ireland Office senior official

QQ 24–38

*

Dr Esmond Birnie, Senior Economist, Ulster University

QQ 39–49

*

Professor Peter Shirlow, Director, Institute of Irish Studies, Liverpool University

QQ 39-49

**

Professor Katy Hayward, Professor of Political Sociology, Queen’s University Belfast

QQ 39–49

*

Dr Tom Kelly, Columnist, Irish News

QQ 50–59

*

Louise Coyle, Director, Northern Ireland Rural Women’s Network (NIRWN)

QQ 50–59

*

Jonathan Powell, former Chief of Staff to Prime Minister Tony Blair (1995–2007) and Chief British Negotiator on Northern Ireland (1997–2007)

QQ 50–59

*

Rt Hon Lord Frost CMG, Minister of State, Cabinet Office

QQ 60–77

*

Rebecca Ellis, Director of the Northern Ireland/Ireland Unit, Cabinet Office

QQ 60–77

*

Mark Davies, Deputy Director, Northern Ireland Protocol in the Northern Ireland/Ireland Unit, Cabinet Office

QQ 60–77

Alphabetical list of all witnesses

Alliance Healthcare UK

IIO0008

*

Stuart Anderson, Senior Policy Adviser, CBI Northern Ireland (QQ 11–23)

Anonymous

IIO0004

*

Dr Esmond Birnie, Senior Economist, Ulster University (QQ 39–49)

Centre for Cross Border Studies

IIO0020

College of Podiatry

IIO0012

Committee on the Administration of Justice (CAJ)

IIO0018

*

Louise Coyle, Director, Northern Ireland Rural Women’s Network (NIRWN) (QQ 50–59)

**

Aodhán Connolly, Director, Northern Ireland Retail Consortium (QQ 11–23)

*

Mark Davies, Deputy Director, Northern Ireland Protocol in the Northern Ireland/Ireland Unit, Cabinet Office (QQ 60–77)

Democratic Unionist Party (DUP)

IIO0025

DPD

IIO0017

Environmental Governance Island of Ireland (EGII) Network

IIO0029

*

Rebecca Ellis, Director of the Northern Ireland/Ireland Unit, Cabinet Office (QQ 60–77)

Ethical Medicines Industry Group (EMIG)

IIO0009

*

Rt Hon Lord Frost CMG, Minister of State, Cabinet Office (QQ 60–77)

Gray and Adams Ltd

IIO0011

Sir Nigel Hamilton KCB and Mary E Madden CBE

IIO0006

Professor Colin Harvey, School of Law, Queen’s University Belfast

IIO0007

**

Professor Katy Hayward, Professor of Political Sociology, Queen’s University Belfast (QQ 39–49)

Healthcare Distribution Association (HDA UK)

IIO0032

Johnson Brothers (Belfast) Ltd

IIO0001

*

Stephen Kelly, CEO, Manufacturing NI (QQ 11–23)

*

Dr Tom Kelly, Columnist, Irish News (QQ 50–59)

*

Seamus Leheny, Policy Manager for Northern Ireland, Logistics UK (QQ 11–23)

**

Mary Madden, former Northern Ireland senior official (QQ 24–38)

IIO0006

Harry Maguire, Director, Community Restorative Justice Ireland

IIO0028

Ian Marshall, Institute for Global Food Security, Queen’s University Belfast

IIO0003

*

Professor Duncan Morrow, Director of Community Engagement, Ulster University (QQ 1–10)

Colin Murray and Dr Clare Rice

IIO0037

National Farmers’ Union of England and Wales (NFU)

IIO0009

Norgine Pharmaceuticals

IIO0026

Northern Ireland Business Brexit Working Group

IIO0036

Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission (NIHRC) and the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland (ECNI)

IIO0031

Northern Ireland Women’s European Platform (NIWEP)

IIO0022

HE Ambassador Adrian O’Neill, Irish Ambassador to the UK

IIO0035

PAGB

IIO0015

Professor David Phinnemore, Professor Katy Hayward, Dr Billy Melo Araujo and Lisa Whitten (Queen’s University Belfast)

IIO0023

*

Jonathan Powell, former Chief of Staff to Prime Minister Tony Blair (1995–2007) and Chief British Negotiator on Northern Ireland (1997–2007)
(QQ 50–59)

*

Jackie Redpath, CEO, Greater Shankill Partnership (QQ 24–38)

Road Haulage Association (RHA)

IIO0027

**

Jess Sargeant, Senior Researcher, Institute for Government (QQ 1–10)

IIO0005

SDC Trailers Limited

IIO0024

*

Peter Sheridan, Chief Executive, Co-operation Ireland (QQ 24–38)

*

Professor Peter Shirlow, Director, Institute of Irish Studies, Liverpool University (QQ 39–49)

Sinn Féin

IIO0013

Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT)

IIO0030

Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP)

IIO0033

Teva UK Limited

IIO0014

Traditional Unionist Voice (TUV)

IIO0002

Ulster Farmers’ Union

IIO0021

Ulster Unionist Party

IIO0010

Unionist Voice Policy Studies

IIO0016

HE Ambassador João Vale de Almeida, EU Ambassador to the United Kingdom

IIO0034





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