ALL this talk of a strengthened e-border has the DUP’s Sammy Wilson worried that people from Northern Ireland could be treated like foreigners when they visit Great Britain. While anyone who’s ever taken a budget flight to London from Belfast has probably used their passport as ID, and even though it’s arguable that unionists suddenly become ‘paddies’ when they visit the ‘mainland’ anyway, Sammy has managed to get Harriet Harman to bring the issue up with the NI Secretary. We’ll see what transpires. Meanwhile, the company that won the £650m e-border contract from the Government has a facility next door to our own special border – Raytheon. Could a Derry software centre end up hacking unionist ID out of the UK?! 😮
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