Uncertainty over UK citizens’ future status is prompting some European employers to steer clear.
Former Tory justice secretary David Gauke says MPs were promised a vote to avoid a second no-deal Brexit 'trapdoor'.
Cabinet minister appears to pitch to Brexit Party voters, after No.10 rule out extension to transition period at end of 2020.
Michel Barnier raises prospect of extending Brexit transition until 2022 despite Tory denials 05/11/2019
EU chief negotiator casts doubt on Boris Johnson's campaign pledge.
Boris Johnson is flogging a dodgy Brexit deal. No wonder he doesn't want you to look under the bonnet 22/10/2019
Boris Johnson's Brexit Bill has major consequences for the UK and our future prosperity. MPs would be failing in their duty if they did not scrutinise it line-by-line.
Here’s everything you need to know about the legal framework for the PM’s proposed Brexit deal.
The CBI has responded to the publication of the Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration. 17/10/2019
“Frictionless EU trade and regulatory alignment is vital for UK prosperity and jobs. The deal remains inadequate on services, which make up 80% of the UK economy. And big questions remain about the feasibility of negotiating a new trade agreement deep enough in a 14-month transition period."
Michel Barnier says 'we're not really in a position where we're able to find an agreement'.
Irish government says there is no prospect of rethink in Brexit stalemate.
Boris Johnson’s ‘implementation period’ and five other Tory leadership Brexit plans already rejected or doomed to fail 25/06/2019
What are the Brexit proposals put forward - and why will they probably be rejected?
As the Conservative Party in the UK enters the final phase of its leadership race, the contenders were encouraged by European leaders to be realistic about what they could expect to achieve on Brexit when they enter No. 10 Downing Street.
No-deal Brexit: Dutch PM Mark Rutte says Boris Johnson’s plans for a transition period without an agreement can’t happen 20/06/2019
The Dutch Prime Minister has said Boris Johnson’s ideas about implementing a transition period after a no-deal Brexit are not possible.
EU confidence that the UK would come out far worse is bad news for Tory leadership candidates planning brinkmanship. / EU officials are working on the basis that the UK’s economy will be hit up to 10 times as hard by a no-deal Brexit than the UK, the latest analysis by the European Commission shows.
Senior UK MEP Claude Moraes has accused top British politicians of “lying” to the public about contingency plans for leaving the EU without a deal.
'Do you think it's practical for us *the UK govt* to require/request multiple extensions?' / What does A50 have to say on the possibility of multiple extensions? / 'If you leave with no deal, you are no longer a member of the EU and you're treated as any other non member state.'
(See in particular 9:20m in.)
UK may face seven-year wait for frictionless trade under WTO rules if it crashes out of EU.
Unthinkable for EU to agree to PM’s key demand on citizens’ rights, says Verhofstadt.
An Airbag for the Crash Test Dummies? EU-UK Negotiations for a Post-Withdrawal “Status Quo” Transitional Regime Under Article 50 TEU 01/02/2018
"Due entirely to its own choices, for which it should accept direct responsibility, the UK needs a transitional deal far more than the EU does." - quoted from Concluding remarks
Source says Gibraltar would fall outside any Brexit transition deal unless UK agrees deal with Madrid over its future status
Our EU law expert, Professor Michael Dougan considers the proposed transition period in his latest Brexit video
This week, Steve and Chris mullet over the draft Withdrawal Agreement and carp on about the transition deal.