Future UK-EU Relationship: Approach to Negotiations

On 31 January 2020, the UK left the EU under the terms of the withdrawal agreement. This provided for an implementation period during which most EU laws, including new laws, would continue to apply to the UK. The transition period will last until 31 December 2020, unless the UK and EU agree an extension.…

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Extending Article 50: European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (Exit Day) (Amendment) Regulations 2019

This House of Lords Library Briefing has been prepared in advance of the Lords’ consideration of the statutory instrument to change the date of ‘exit day’ in domestic law, following the UK’s agreement with the EU to extend the article 50 period beyond 29 March 2019.…

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Brexit: Debate under Section 13(6)(b) of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018

This House of Lords Library Briefing Pack contains a selection of material relevant for the Brexit debate under section 13(6)(b) of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 scheduled to take place in the House of Lords on 25 March 2019. It includes a briefing published by the Library on 21 March 2019 and supplements it with additional material published after the European Council meeting on the evening of 21 March 2019.…

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Brexit: Further Recent Developments

This House of Lords Library Briefing has been prepared in advance of the debate scheduled to take place on 25 March 2019 on exiting the European Union. It covers recent developments, including the UK’s request to the European Council for agreement to extend article 50 to 30 June 2019. It was published before the European Council meeting on 21 March 2019.…

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