Borders: Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland Office written question – answered on 5th September 2018.

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Photo of David Jones David Jones Conservative, Clwyd West

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what plans the Government has for the construction of new infrastruture on the UK border in Northern Ireland in the event of no withdrawal agreement being concluded under Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union.

Photo of Shailesh Vara Shailesh Vara The Minister of State, Northern Ireland Office

As set out in the Joint Report, the UK and the EU are committed to ensuring that our departure does not lead to a hard border between Northern Ireland and Ireland.

Our White Paper outlines a new and detailed proposal for a principled, pragmatic and ambitious future partnership between the UK and the EU and would enable us to meet these commitments.

We firmly believe it is in the interests of both the EU and the UK to strike a deal and we are confident that this will be achieved.

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