David Davis draws up plan to give Ulster joint EU and UK status

David Davis has drawn up a bold new plan to break the Brexit deadlock  The Brexit Secretary wants to hand Northern Ireland joint EU and UK status  He is hoping the province can operate under both European and British regulations so it can trade freely with both

By Miles Dilworth For The Daily Mail

Published: 01:47 BST, 1 June 2018 | Updated: 08:43 BST, 1 June 2018

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David Davis (pictured) has drawn up a new plan to break the Brexit deadlock by handing Northern Ireland joint EU and UK status

David Davis (pictured) has drawn up a new plan to break the Brexit deadlock by handing Northern Ireland joint EU and UK status

David Davis has drawn up a bold new plan to break the Brexit deadlock by handing Northern Ireland joint EU and UK status.

The Brexit Secretary is hoping the province can operate under both European and British regulations so that it can trade freely with both.

Mr Davis is also proposing a ten mile-wide buffer zone the length of Northern Ireland's 310-mile border with the Republic, The Sun reported.

The 'special economic zone' will mean traders, who constitute 90 per cent of cross-border traffic, can operate under

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