Brexit deal: A guide to the Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration

The following guide brings together House of Commons Library publications on the October 2019 Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration.

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. 

Background

Brexit deal: Saturday’s sitting explained, Commons Library Insight

Brexit deal: Potential economic impact, Commons Library Insight

The Withdrawal Agreement

The October 2019 EU-UK Withdrawal Agreement, CBP 8713

The Political Declaration

Revisions to the Political Declaration on the framework for future EU-UK relations, CBP 8714

  • Commons Research Briefing CBP-8715
  • Authors: Eleanor Davis, Fergal Davis, Grace Rowley
  • Topics: Parliament