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May to bring back the Customs border between North and South Ireland

Discussion in 'The Brexit Forum' started by Suryavarman, Aug 12, 2017.

  1. Suryavarman

    Suryavarman New Member Political Irish

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    May to rebuff Irish with customs border demand

    Ministers are preparing to rebuff the Irish government and insist on the need for a customs border between the north and south of the island after Brexit.

    https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/m...mand-qbjd78b0r



    Well bugger, this is bad news, I am devestated bythis as I had hoped we wouldnt see a return to such a thing.​
     
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    TheWexfordInn Member Political Irish

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    Surely this is a surprise to no one.

    At this point in time it is pretty much impossible to see the UK staying in the Customs Union, that would defeat the central point of Brexit which is returning the ability to be able to negotiate trading arrangement with other countries.

    And talk of a Customs Border between Britain and Northern Ireland is absurd. What out of touch lame brain thought that the UK Government would ever approve of that idea?
     
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    El Chaval. Member Political Irish

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    There have been customs operating on the border all through the years of the E:U.
    No change.
     
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  4. off with their heads

    off with their heads Member Political Irish

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    What goods could I smuggle across the border when this goes down
     
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    El Chaval. Member Political Irish

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    And many more EC!
     
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    Tadhg Gaelach Legend Political Irish Donator Battle Royale

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    Will make a nice target for a new Border Campaign.