Leaving the EU: Cross-border Trade

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 7th February 2018.

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Photo of Karen Bradley Karen Bradley The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland 12:00 am, 7th February 2018

The hon. Lady makes the point that there are unique circumstances in Northern Ireland—unique anywhere across the whole of Europe—and those unique circumstances have to be reflected. The UK Government’s intention is to resolve the matter of north-south trade—and east-west trade—through the overall UK-EU agreement, but we are absolutely determined to make sure that we respect the integrity of the north-south border and that we respect the agreements that were made in Belfast nearly 20 years ago.