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Stephen Fidler

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U.K. and Brexit Editor @WSJ Brussels Bureau Chief 2009-2017 Previously @FT and @Reuters

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Aug 16, 2017

@Frances_Coppola Or Ireland as entitled to do in the Common Travel Area, live there for five years and avoid a criminal record.

Aug 15, 2017

@st_gla @AllieRenison My amateur reading of treaty suggests you can't stay in EU CU when you leave the EU. You need a new CU agreement. Moving on...

Aug 15, 2017

@st_gla @AllieRenison Like the UK, to minimize disruption to economy. Not clear EU ports in France, Belgium, Netherlands ready for it.

Aug 15, 2017

@st_gla @AllieRenison On FTA negs, a CU would constrain coming into force of any FTA related to goods. Tough to negotiate FTAs until you know final UK-EU deal.

Aug 15, 2017

@st_gla @AllieRenison If your aim is to minimise border disruption, you would want to replicate as close as possible the existing arrangements.

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