The UK-EU future relationship negotiations: Level playing field

The so-called level playing field – rules on competition, state aid, taxation, labour and environmental standards, and climate change – are one of the main causes of disagreement between the UK and EU in the negotiations on their future partnership. This paper explains the commitments that both parties are proposing in these areas in order to come to a deal.…

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The UK-EU future relationship negotiations: summary of positions

The tables in this paper provide 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…

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UK-EU future relationship negotiating timetable: extending the transition

This briefing sets out the timetable for the UK-EU future relationship negotiations. It provides an overview of the debate on whether the post-Brexit transition period should be extended, and explains the process for extending this period.…

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The UK-EU future relationship: the March 2020 EU draft treaty and negotiations update

This paper provides an update on the first three rounds of negotiations on the future UK-EU relationship and analysis of the draft new partnership treaty tabled by the EU in March 2020…

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Brexit: the financial settlement – in detail

The financial settlement – often labelled the ‘exit bill’ or ‘divorce bill’ – sets out how the UK and EU are settling their outstanding financial commitments to each other. This briefing covers the settlement in detail including the settlement’s origins, negotiations and the legal form it takes in the Withdrawal Agreement.…

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The UK-EU future relationship negotiations: process and issues

The UK and EU begin negotiations over their future relationship this week. This paper outlines the UK and EU’s objectives, the main issues of contention and the process being followed in the negotiations …

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