Theresa May’s government wants both Ireland and Northern Ireland to continue using EU rules after Brexit in order to avoid a hard border, according to a leaked text. British negotiators see this as the only way of avoiding a hard border without remaining members of the single market and customs union. DUP leader Arlene Foster has said she will not accept this sort of deal. Crunch Brexit talks got underway in Brussels this morning. LONDON – The UK government is willing to “concede” that there will be no divergence of rules covering the single market and customs union on the island of Ireland after Brexit, in what could be a key moment in negotiations. If approved by the Irish government and incorporated into a final Brexit deal, the concession would provide a framework for maintaining an invisible border between Ireland and Northern Ireland after the UK leaves the EU. In a text currently being worked on by negotiators, the UK will agree that there’ll be “regulatory alignment” on market and customs rules between both sides of the border, according to Irish news outlet RTE. In practice, this concession would have major implications for Northern Ireland, as it would require it… Read full this story
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