The UK-EU future relationship negotiations overview

  • A summary of the UK and EU positions in the future relationship negotiations, based on their proposed draft treaty texts and other publicly available statements

  • The prospects for an agreement in time for the end of the post-Brexit transition period on 31 December 2020.

UK-EU future relationship negotiations by topic

  • The so-called level playing field are one of the main causes of disagreement between the UK and EU in the negotiations on their future partnership.

  • The UK is in the process of negotiating its future relationship with the EU, including fisheries.

  • Governance is one of the principal sticking points in the negotiations on the future UK-EU relationship.

  • The negotiations on social security co-ordination arrangements after the end of the Brexit 'transition period' in January 2021.

  • The key transport issues on which the UK and the EU will seek to reach agreement over the course of 2020.

  • The timetable for the UK-EU future relationship negotiations and the process for extending this period.

  • As part of the EU, the UK was part of a system to co-ordinate the social security entitlements for people moving within the EU.

  • Key energy and climate change policy in relation to the negotiations on the future relationship between the EU and UK.

  • An update on the first three rounds of negotiations and analysis of the draft new partnership treaty tabled by the EU in March 2020.

  • The Dublin III Regulation enables the UK to return some asylum seekers to EU Member States without considering their asylum claims.

Research on Brexit and the EU

Explore the latest impartial research and analysis from the Commons Library on issues related to Brexit and the EU.