EU and immigration

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Dear Home Office,
Suppose:
1) There is a 51:49 vote to leave the EU
2) There is a 80:20 vote to remain in the EU in Scotland
3) This triggers a vote for Scottish Independence which succeeds
4) An independent Scotland succeeds in joining the EU
5) New members of the EU must become members of Schengen
6) Scotland now becomes a member of the Schengen area.

Conclusion England now has a land border with a member of the Schengen area.

A porous border will give England less control over who enters and leaves the country than at present. So how will this border be controlled?

Yours faithfully,
David Roberts

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Dear FOI Requests,

At the end of April I sent a request under the FOI to ask what plans were being made in the event of the country having a land border with a Schengen country. Initially it was on the assumption that Scotland became independent and joind the EU. Now it seems more imminent if the Republic of Ireland joined the Scehngen area.

I have yet to have a response to my question

Yours sincerely,

David Roberts