Varadkar dismisses reported UK plan for pre-registration at Border

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Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is interviewed by Evan Smith, CEO of Texas Tribune at the SXSW festival in Austin Texas. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is interviewed by Evan Smith, CEO of Texas Tribune at the SXSW festival in Austin Texas. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has dismissed claims that people crossing the Irish border would have to pre-register after Brexit.

Speaking from the US, where he is conducting a series of St Patrick’s Day engagements, the Taoiseach said: “No, it is not a solution that we envisage.”

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