Key is 'reciprocal protection' and avoidance of any unnecessary administrative burdens.
Ironically, this includes more access to UK social security for current EU citizens than Camerons renegotiation.
that UK citizens will be bound to a 'host country', and not enjoy full rights to move within the EU27
and ECJ jurisdiction is limited to 8 years, while rights are tied to lifetime of current citizens.
- Protecting Good Friday agreement
- Avoid a hard border _on all circumstances_
- regulatory alignment not for NI specifically, but UK as a whole
Expect a lot of negotiations on how to ensure regulatory alignment, and in how far that requires a relationship with the UK basically accepting EU standards and regulations.
But by not naming a precise figure and agreeing to pay over time, the huge 50+bn€ bill has much less political contention.
But the real political difficulties, on transition and the future relationship, and the meaning of regulatory alignment, are still to come