What does no-deal Brexit mean? Consequences of UK leaving the EU without deal after Boris Johnson’s warning 16/10/2020
Britain has been told to prepare for a no-deal Brexit when the transition period ends on 1 January 2021, after trade deal talks reached an impasse.
'Yet a no deal outcome would still have profound implications for the uK. as we analyse in what follows, from trade to connectivity to foreign policy to cooperation in policing, a failure to strike an agreement with the eu will impact on us in numerous ways.'
EU court ruling threatens EU-UK data flows 06/10/2020
UK mass surveillance laws have been ruled illegal under EU rules. / A ruling by the EU's top court Tuesday morning dealt a serious blow to the prospect of digital information being able to flow freely across the Channel after Brexit.
DR ROB DAVIDSON, director of Trade Deal Watch, says the UK's government new trade deal with Japan is far from a cause for celebration. It is the first sign of our poorer future following Brexit.
Trade will be ‘day-to day struggle’ after Brexit is completed, MPs told in grim industry forecast 30/09/2020
Inquiry hears of massive extra costs, a mountain of red tape, shrinking investment and chemicals ‘disappearing’ from UK market.
Former security commissioner warns of ‘immediate impact’ on tackling terrorism and crime.
Proposed rewriting of data protection rules said to put vital cooperation in doubt.
Faculty, linked to senior Tories, hired to collect tweets as part of coronavirus-related contract.
The Brexit screw tightens - Chris Grey 07/08/2020
UK and Japan set to secure post-Brexit trade deal by September after rushing through negotiations 29/07/2020
The move protects the data of EU citizens, but it is unclear how it will affect the UK after Brexit.
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has for the second time struck down an agreement between the EU and US which facilitates the transfer of data from Europe to the United States and which permits the US intelligence services to access such data for national security reasons.
Getting ready for changes - Communication on readiness at the end of the transition period between the European Union and the United Kingdom (European Commission) 09/07/2020
Even if the European Union and the United Kingdom conclude a highly ambitious partnership covering all areas agreed in the Political Declaration by the end of 2020, the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the EU acquis, the internal market and the Customs Union, at the end of the transition period will inevitably create barriers to trade and cross-border exchanges that do not exist today.
Brexifornia: Checking out but never leaving 08/06/2020
Brexit will never be over.
Intelligence will always be exchanged informally. The problem is turning such exchanges into evidence that can be used in court – especially when we’re shut out of European information networks.
Explosive leaked trade papers show NHS, chlorinated chicken already on table in US trade talks 27/11/2019
'Trade campaigners have welcomed the release of leaked papers detailing trade talks between the Trump administration and British government officials, which show the US government pushing Britain into as hard a Brexit as possible because they see this as the best way of benefitting the US economy. This comes at the expense of standards, protections and livelihoods in Britain.'
Brexit as an ideological project has stripped the government of any sense of basic pragmatism.
The U.K.’s hopes of a swift trade deal with Japan will ultimately rest on a successful resolution to the main talks between London and the European Union on a new trading arrangement, some experts say.
UK could lose right to share security and business data with EU after Brexit, minister admits 16/06/2020
Alternatives 'might need to be pursued', James Brokenshire tells inquiry - prompting demands to reveal how UK will be 'protected'.
Tory minister is resisting calls to sell stake in Faculty as it expands its Whitehall reach
Chief negotiator Michel Barnier warns of "serious difficulties" and accuses Britain of failing to engage on subjects laid out in the withdrawal agreement.
Leaked German government report shows Britain has been requesting special access. / Britain wants to ‘approximate the position of a member state as closely as possible’ when it comes to working with Europol, the EU’s law enforcement agency, the leaked report states.