Electronic Travel Authorisation: Impact on Travel

Part of Northern Ireland – in the House of Commons at on 14 December 2022.

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Photo of Kevin Foster Kevin Foster Conservative, Torbay

The Minister will be aware that for decades we have co-operated and worked with the Republic of Ireland—particularly, for example, with the Republic not joining Schengen—to facilitate movement across the island of Ireland. Does he agree that it is perfectly possible to get the benefits of the ETA system in terms of security, ease of travel and e-visas, while working with the Republic of Ireland’s Government to make sure there are appropriate provisions for people who are residents of the island of Ireland?