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Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland: Republic of Ireland Border (15 Nov 2017)

James Brokenshire: Our clear intention is to avoid any physical infrastructure on the land border, and we welcome the European Commission’s commitment to that as an important step forward. The success of the land border comes from the fact that it is seamless and invisible, and we are resolute in ensuring that that remains the case.

Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland: Republic of Ireland Border (15 Nov 2017)

James Brokenshire: We are resolutely committed to upholding all parts of the Belfast/Good Friday agreement, and to finding a solution that works for the people of Northern Ireland and Ireland. We have had continued engagement with the Commission and have, in our judgment, made good progress in that regard. Various principles have been agreed that may well need to be incorporated in the final agreement.

Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland: Republic of Ireland Border (15 Nov 2017)

James Brokenshire: Obviously we respect the European Union’s desire to protect the legal order of the single market and the customs union, but that cannot come about at the expense of the constitutional and economic integrity of the United Kingdom. As we have said, we recognise the need for solutions that are specific to the unique circumstances of Northern Ireland, and we all have a responsibility to be...

Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland: Republic of Ireland Border (15 Nov 2017)

James Brokenshire: I am grateful to the hon. Gentleman for highlighting the sectoral work relating to 58 areas of activity, which deals with how trade is currently conducted with the EU and what the alternatives might be. I can say that Northern Ireland has contributed to the cross-Government work at an official level, and the hon. Gentleman will be well aware of the commitments that DExEU has made in relation...


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