The European Commission has published documents and position papers on a wide variety of topics since the start of the Article 50 negotiations with the United Kingdom. The latest topics include:
A full list is available here.
The European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill has now completed its passage through both Houses of Parliament and, under Article 50(2) of the Treaty on European Union, gives the Prime Minister the power to notify the European Council of the UK’s intention to withdraw from the EU. With Article 50, likely to be triggered by the end of the month, allowing negotiations to start, this report by the Foreign Affairs Committee of the House of Commons looks at what would happen in the event of no deal being reached.
Some of the implications discussed in the report are:
The full report is available here
More information about the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill is available here.
The UK and Ireland have unique historical, economic, cultural and social ties and indeed share a land border. How will Brexit impact on the Common Travel Area, on trade, on the border, on the peace process and on citizens rights? In a report published today The House of Lords European Committee looks at all these issues and calls on all parties to the forthcoming Brexit negotiations, to give:
“official recognition to the special, unique nature of UK-Irish relations in their entirety, including the position of Northern Ireland, and the North-South and East-West structure and institutions established under the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement”
Aberdeen University users can access this report as well as other UK Parliament, Scottish Parliament, Northern Ireland Assembly and the National Assembly for Wales publications on Public Information Online.