Post by Ash Burton
Oh wait negotiations are progressing well.
Mrs May looks like proving the Remoaners and naysayers wrong by actually
getting aa del.
From your link:
'The BBC's political editor said Mr Lamberts said the UK
was prepared to accept that Northern Ireland may remain
in the EU's customs union and single market in all but name.
But, she stressed, the BBC has not yet seen the draft
document nor has it yet been signed off. ...
'Is Ireland now the sticking point?
'... "Ireland wants to move on to phase two but it would be
absolutely impossible to allow that when we don't have an
absolutely concrete commitment there won't be a hard border."
'But according to RTE's Europe editor Tony Connelly, a draft
text being circulated suggests the UK is set to agree to a key
Irish demand - that there would be "continued regulatory
alignment" for businesses in the Republic of Ireland and
Northern Ireland after Brexit.
'And Irish prime minister Leo Varadkar, who talked to Mr Tusk
and Mr Juncker on Monday morning, says he will be making a
'Although the wording of any proposed deal on the Northern
Ireland border is yet to be confirmed, the Democratic Unionist
Party MP Sammy Wilson, was unhappy with what had been
reported so far.
"We've made it quite clear that we will do nothing that would
separate us from our main market , which is the United
Kingdom - so how could they even deliver on such a promise,"