In October 2016, the Guardian reported that some members of Enda Kenny`s government had sent “signals of support” for British proposals to avoid a hard border by “seeking to relocate the front line of [British] immigration controls to Irish ports and airports”.  of some members of Enda Kenny`s government.  However, until 2017, a spokesman for the new Irish government of Leo Varadkar said these reports had been “misinformed” and that there was “no doubt that British officials are acting as border guards in Ireland.”   However, there is no specific obligation as to what this should mean with regard to the border. Katy Hayward and Maurice Campbell wrote that the Legatum Institute`s “solution” for the Brexit border was highly problematic (18 September 2017). .