UK to seek Irish border waivers on customs and food safety after Brexit  

Traffic crossing the border between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland in the village of Bridgend, Co Donegal. Britain will seek a series of waivers for goods and people crossing the Northern Ireland border under new plans that risk creating a “backdoor” with the European Union after Brexit. The government aims to avoid the need for border posts with Ireland when the UK leaves the EU, an ambitious goal seen as essential to preserving the Good Friday peace agreement. “The UK and Ireland have been clear all along that we need to prioritise protecting the Belfast agreement in these negotiations... Read more HERE.

Published on 16/08/2017 @ 21h11   | |