The White Paper is in part an effort by UK govt to prove a NI-specific #backstop to be unnecessary. But remember Protocol for NI/IRL in the Withdrawal Agmt is abt much more than a customs border.
Green background identifies UK/EU agreement.
Yellow background: work required.
Red font: what is still not addressed in WP.
In & of itself, that list marks v.welcome progress. But there's still a way to go, as we can see by text frm the Joint Report.