Can 'untested' British approach avoid hard border?

Can 'untested' British approach avoid hard border?
A former customs guard hut on the border Pic: Getty

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.

But this...

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