Brexit Political Agreement Text

On 15 November 2018, a day after the agreement was presented and supported by the Cabinet of the British government, several members of the government resigned, including Dominic Raab, Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union. [28] On 19 October, Parliament also declared that a political agreement had been reached. 10.Am 28 February 2018, the European Commission published the first draft withdrawal agreement between the European Union and the United Kingdom, translating the December joint report into legal terms. On March 19, amended text was published, which highlighted areas of compliance and disagreement using green, yellow, and white colors.9 6.Am 29. On 27 March 2017, then Prime Minister Rt Hon Theresa May MP informed the European Council of the United Kingdom`s intention to leave the European Union in accordance with Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union (TEU). Article 50 provides that after notification, the European Union should “negotiate and conclude within two years with [the outgoing State] an agreement setting out the modalities of its withdrawal taking into account the framework of its future relationship with the Union”.6 During the 2019 revisions, elements of the Political Declaration were also adapted and the word “appropriate” was replaced by “appropriate” with regard to labour standards. . . .