This Insight explains the global legal framework and the powers various bodies in the UK (and at present the EU) have to affect how slots are allocated.…Read more
This House of Commons briefing paper provides an overview of what consumers can expect when their travel or holiday booking has been cancelled, and their legal rights…Read more
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…Read more
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…Read more
This short paper summarises the key transport issues on which the UK and the EU will seek to reach agreement over the course of 2020, as set out in their February 2020 negotiating positions and the draft texts published by the EU in March and the UK Government in May 2020.…Read more
The FCO has advised against all non-essential global travel and has urged Britons travelling abroad to return to the UK as soon as possible. MPs have questioned the government’s response. Here we look at what the FCO has done to help British travellers return home and reaction from MPs and the media. The paper provides information on how to access FCO travel advice.
This Commons briefing paper provides a summary of the background to the Airline Insolvency Review and its key recommendations. …Read more
This briefing sets out the background to Spring Budget 2020 which will take place on 11 March 2020. The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) will publish revised forecasts for the economy and public finances on the same day.
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
In the UK, 297 million air passengers passed through UK airports in 2019.…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
A Westminster Hall debate on the ‘Civil Aviation Authority and aviation safety’ has been scheduled for Thursday 6 February 2020 at 3pm. The debate has been initiated by Alistair Carmichael MP. …Read more
The Air Traffic Management and Unmanned Aircraft Bill [HL] 2019-20 was announced in the Queen’s Speech on 19 December 2019. It was introduced in the House of Lords on 9 January 2020 and Lords Second Reading took place on 27 January 2020..
A Westminster Hall debate on the ‘Net zero targets and decarbonising transport’ has been scheduled for Tuesday 4 February 2020 from 9.30-11.00am. The debate has been initiated by Damian Hinds MP. …Read more
This paper has been written specifically for Members of Parliament and their staff, though others may find it of general…Read more
After Boris Johnson became Prime Minister in July 2019 the Government intensified planning for a no-deal Brexit and stressed its intention to take the UK out of the EU on 31 October with or without a deal. But the UK remained in the EU after 31 October after a further extension of the Article 50 period was agreed with the EU. A no-deal Brexit however remains the default outcome if an agreement is not ratified. This briefing paper provides an overview of Government and EU preparations for a no-deal Brexit, and of recent reports analysing the possible impact of this outcome…Read more