Brexit wall between Republic and North branded "scaremongering"

Vote Leave founder Matthew Elliott tells Ian Guider claim is exaggerated

18th June, 2016

The head of the main campaign group to leave Britain has attacked as “scaremongering” claims that a new physical border would be erected between the Republic and Northern Ireland in the event voters opted to leave the European Union.

Matthew Elliott, chief executive and founder of Vote Leave, said that Ireland’s diplomatic links with Britain pre-dated EU membership and wouldn’t be affected by the outcome of Thursday’s referendum. Several campaigners, including former prime...

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