Can 'untested' British approach avoid hard border?
The latest policy paper is seen not as the bottom line but 'a grown-up start', writes Michael Brennan
The British government had been criticised for its lack of concrete proposals on avoiding a hard border in the 14 months since the Brexit referendum.
Well, now we have the first look at them in the new 28-page position paper on ‘Northern Ireland and Ireland’. On first glance, it sounds terrific that the British government is expressing its determination to avoid any physical border structure.
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