Right. Brexit and the border. Highly complex subject. Reason for new thread is all the others go off at mad tangents and confuse everyone. Please stay on topic on this one! As far as I can see the current thinking on the EU side is for a Hong Kong solution for the 6. The tories who depend on the DUP for their survival cannot publicly accept a solution where the 6 are politically in the UK but economically effectively part of the ROI. The DUP would seem to have a strong hand. But if the tories were to call their bluff and the DUP brought the Gov down then there would be a General Election which Corbyn , who loathes Unionists and is pro a UI , might just win. Should a semi-detached 6 in any possible scenario have a referendum ? What would be the wording? Should part of the 6 be free to secede to the ROI? Should part of the 6 be able to declare UDI and become a sort of Isle of Man? I don't know any of the answers. You voted for this mess. What do you think?