On 19 October 2021, the House of Commons will consider a motion to renew the temporary provisions of the Coronavirus Act 2020. The motion is “That the temporary provisions of the Coronavirus Act 2020 should not yet expire”.
On Thursday 17 October, the Prime Minister and the European Council announced they had agreed in principle a revised EU exit deal. On Saturday 19 October, there will be an extraordinary sitting of both Houses of Parliament so that MPs can approve, and Peers debate, the implications of this new deal.
House of Commons Library research on both the Withdrawal Agreement and the Political Declaration can be accessed here.
Brexit deal: Saturday’s sitting explained, Commons Library Insight
Brexit deal: Potential economic impact, Commons Library Insight
The Withdrawal Agreement
The Political Declaration
A briefing on Parliament and Northern Ireland, 1921-2021
A briefing paper on the relationship between church and state in the United Kingdom