Irish border after Brexit ‘must not return to past – BBC

Brexit: No deal means hard Irish border, says Selmayr

  • One of the European Commission’s most powerful officials has said that a no-deal Brexit would mean a hard Irish border.
  • Since Mr Selmayr’s comments the EU has intensified its no deal planning.
  • Officials have made clear that no deal would mean checks on goods moving from NI to the Republic.
  • However the question of where and how those checks would take place remains open.