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Leaving the Eu: Negotiations

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 2:25 pm on 10th July 2018.

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Photo of Bob Stewart Bob Stewart Conservative, Beckenham 2:25 pm, 10th July 2018

As someone who commanded a checkpoint on the Northern Ireland border for two years during the hard border times, I point out that it is perfectly easy to have a border that does not require checkpoints. The Swiss border operates using pre-registration and technology, when one goes into Germany or France. Having done it, I can tell the House that that is perfectly possible using today’s technology and pre-registration. It can work.