Irish PM rejects post-Brexit border pre-registration

Unlike Boris Johnson and David Davis the EU’s negotiators have visited the Irish border

Unlike Boris Johnson and David Davis the EU’s negotiators have visited the Irish borderGARETH FULLER PA

Vardakar ruled out the plans that are reportedly being considered by the United Kingdom government, saying: "No, it is not a solution that we envisage".

Pre-registration for transit would affect more than 34,000 nurses, farmers and business people, who commute across the 310m border ever day for work as well as other casual visitors, including Irish leisure travellers in both directions.

Speaking from the U.S., the Irish Prime Minister did not accept ideas from the new research paper on smart border technology commissioned by the European Parliament.

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Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said it would be "helpful" for leading Brexiteers such as Boris Johnson to visit the Irish Border to see for themselves how it is now "invisible".

The Irish premier Leo Varadkar yesterday said: "You can read as many briefing documents as you like, sometimes you need to see things with your own eyes".

David Davis, Brexit secretary, has made one trip to Northern Ireland since the referendum in September 2016 while neither Johnson nor the Brexit negotiator Oliver Robbins has been to the border. "I think it would be a good idea, I can't see anything negative in a British cabinet minister viewing the border, seeing what it looks like".

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"They would certainly be very welcome to visit the border", he said from Austin, Texas. "And to see that it is invisible".

In December, a deal between the EU and the UK agreed that UK would maintain regulatory alignment with the EU's customs union if the UK could not come up with a solution for Northern Ireland that avoided a hard border. Last week, academics from Queen's University found that technology would not make the border frictionless. "It can not make a hard border frictionless", said Katy Hayward, a political sociologist at Queen's University.

It comes as UK Chancellor Philip Hammond restated his government's commitment to avoiding a hard Border, and admitted there was no model anywhere in the world for the kind of post-Brexit arrangements the UK is seeking.

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