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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:43 pm on 14th March 2017.

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Photo of Mark Durkan Mark Durkan Social Democratic and Labour Party, Foyle 12:43 pm, 14th March 2017

Is it the Prime Minister’s intention that both the common travel area and the Good Friday agreement will be specifically named as features in the framework for future relations between the UK and the EU? Does she accept the Taoiseach’s point about the signal importance of having the consent provisions of the Good Friday agreement specifically reflected in a new UK-EU treaty to make it clear that Northern Ireland, as one part of the UK, could elect to rejoin the EU without necessitating article 49 negotiations and that the Barroso doctrine would not be an impediment?