UK working with Ireland on post-Brexit immigration control issues

UK working with Ireland on post-Brexit immigration control issues
 

London wants to beef up controls at the Republic's ports and airports in order to avoid the return of a "hard border" with Northern Ireland, The Guardian reported.
With Britain and Ireland enjoying a common travel area (CTA) since the 1920s, the narrow pro-Brexit vote threw up major problems as any return to a "hard" controlled 300-mile border could be seen to contravene the Good Friday Agreement.
Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire told The Guardian that Ireland's external borders would be strengthened in order to combat unwanted migration once the UK withdraws... read more

 
10 October 2016 in Regional West, Views: 39
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