This briefing paper summarises a selection of Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) judgments from 2020.…Read more
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 relationship. This paper explains the commitments that both parties are proposing in these areas in order to come to a deal.…Read more
MPs will debate two petitions from the last Parliament on Monday 23 March 2020 in Westminster Hall at 4:30pm. Both petitions called for the postponement of the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union to allow a public inquiry to take place into the referendum process.…Read more
A number of initiatives to further the EU’s Common Security and Defence Policy have been agreed, with the participation of the UK, since the Brexit referendum in 2016. What do they entail and what will be the impact for the UK now that it is no longer an EU Member State? …Read more
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 …Read more
This briefing provides an overview of the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS). The scheme has been introduced to allow EU, EEA and Swiss nationals, and their close family members, to apply to remain in the UK following its departure from the European Union. …Read more
The UK left the EU on 31 January 2020 at 11pm GMT with a ratified Withdrawal Agreement. The changes brought about by Brexit have been implemented predominantly through the EU (Withdrawal) Act 2018 and the EU (Withdrawal Agreement) Act 2020. This briefing paper explains the constitutional and legal implications of those two Acts, taken together, and what it means for the next part of the Brexit process.…Read more
This reading list brings together briefings on Brexit by the Parliamentary libraries and the Devolved Assembly research services with reports by Parliamentary and Devolved Assembly committees following the result of the EU Referendum on 23 June 2016.…Read more
This paper provides links to a selection of statements both written and oral that have referenced Brexit in the title or in the statement since the EU referendum. This paper will be updated periodically.…Read more
The Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) interprets EU law. Although the UK has left the EU the CJEU will continue to have jurisdiction over some matters affecting the UK during the transition period, and beyond.…Read more
This paper is a record of Brexit-related business in the devolved legislatures. It is updated every Monday when the legislatures are in session.
The UK leaves the EU today (31 January) at 11pm UK time. The Withdrawal Agreement (WA) comes into force immediately. Several features of UK membership will however be maintained during the…Read more
This paper provides a timeline of the major events leading up to the EU referendum and subsequent dates of note, looking ahead to expected events as the UK and EU negotiate the UK’s exit. …Read more
This paper provides links to a selection of debates that have referenced Brexit in the title or during a debate in 2019. This paper will be updated periodically.
The EU (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill passed its Parliamentary stages on Wednesday, 22 January. This insight sets out the steps required for the Withdrawal Agreement to be ratified by both the UK and EU. …Read more
This briefing paper summarises a selection of Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) judgments from 2019.…Read more