Borders: Northern Ireland

Home Office written question – answered on 8th February 2019.

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Photo of Sylvia Hermon Sylvia Hermon Independent, North Down

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what information his Department holds on proposals made by Border Force on technological solutions to monitor the movement of people across the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland after the UK leaves the EU.

Photo of Caroline Nokes Caroline Nokes The Minister for Immigration

The Home Secretary confirmed that he has received advice on technological solutions for the movement of goods, but Her Majesty’s Government will not be giving further detail at this stage.

The UK Government has been resolute in its commitments to Northern Ireland, and remains committed to avoiding a ‘hard border’.

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