Brexit Matters

In response to questions raised with me regarding Brexit I have sought clarity from a variety of sources including the Attorney General and the House of Commons Library, an impartial and independent body that provides detailed analysis to aide MPs in their Parliamentary duties. Here I provide access to their analysis on significant aspects of the Brexit debate which I hope you will find useful.

News

No one in Europe would oppose extension to Brexit talks - Juncker

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - No one in Europe would oppose a British demand for an extension of talks on Britain’s exit from the European Union beyond the March 29 deadline, the head of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker told the Stuttgarter Zeitung in an interview.

EU would not oppose extending Brexit talks, Juncker said

No EU state would oppose a British demand for an extension of Brexit talks beyond the March 29 cut-off date, European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker told German daily Stuttgarter Zeitung Monday. "Any decision to ask for more time lies with the UK.

Theresa May sets course for Brexit disaster

Theresa May sets course for Brexit disaster: The UK prime minister appears to be betting on a deal at the very last minute.

By Tom McTague and Jacopo Barigazzi

LONDON — The emergency sirens are whirring for a no-deal Brexit — only this time it’s not a drill.

Extending Article 50: could Brexit be delayed?

With six weeks to go before the UK is due to leave the EU and no Withdrawal Agreement as yet approved by the House of Commons, there have been calls for the Government to request an Article 50 extension from the EU to delay Brexit day.

Valentine's Day vote on Brexit

Tonight, Thursday 14th February, MPs voted on a motion, mainly acknowledging that the Brexit process is ongoing and restating the House’s support for the Government’s approach.

No deal Brexit: medicines and freight

This information is provided to Members of Parliament in support of their parliamentary duties and is not intended to address the specific circumstances of any particular individual. It should not be relied upon as legal or professional advice, or as a substitute for it.

No-deal Brexit and WTO: Article 24 explained

“Article 24 of the World Trade Organisation treaty allows us to continue to trade with Europe on zero tariffs while we negotiate a free trade arrangement.”