- Brexit Bulletin—examining the key announcements, documents and next steps for the draft Withdrawal Agreement
- Original news
- What has been announced?
- What documentation has been published?
- How does the draft Withdrawal Agreement compare to the previous drafts?
- What is the status of the outline political declaration?
- What happens next?
- Next steps for the EU27
- Next steps for the UK
- Comments and observations from the market
- Regulatory alignment and harmonisation of legal obligations was ‘always likely’
- The government ‘will be forced to justify the detail’ of the agreed terms
- ‘Real doubt’ as to whether the deal will be approved on either side
- Differing visions for the future relationship
- Further information
Public Law analysis: On 14 November 2018, the UK government and the European Commission announced a deal in principle on the legal terms of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. A copy of the draft Withdrawal Agreement agreed at negotiator level (to be ratified) has been published, along with an outline of the political declaration on the framework for the future EU-UK relationship (to be finalised). The UK Prime Minister has confirmed the cabinet’s decision to back the deal and the European Commission has recommended to the EU27 that decisive progress has been made and steps should be taken to initiate the process of formalising the deal. A special summit of the EU27 is expected to take place on 25 November 2018. This bulletin outlines the key announcements, documents and next steps.
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