Light-touch border between Ireland/NI and the UK could be a model for independent Scotland

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"Northern Ireland has what Scotland wanted and voted for – access to the EU single market. [It] streamlines the light-touch border between Ireland/Northern Ireland and the UK – that could be a model for an independent Scotland. "

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"The only way that Scotland can rejoin the EU is through independence. No major UK government supports rejoining the European Union. There is plenty of evidence that Scotland would be able to rejoin on the fast track, which should take up to three years. 

The ‘Windsor Framework” streamlines the light-touch border between Ireland which is in the EU and the UK which is not. That border is effectively down the Irish Sea but it is now being operated with minimal friction and shows that an independent Scotland in the EU could use the same framework."