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 analysis on significant aspects of the Brexit debate which I hope you will find useful.

News

Brexit delayed until January

This month the Prime Minister, secured a revised deal between the UK and the EU. The backstop was replaced with new custom arrangements.

MP's Column

The level of concern for the future of our planet has been acutely amplified since the IPCC’s reported last October that we have 12 years to reverse a climate catastrophe.

What is the Government doing to prepare for Brexit?

Lots is being said to try and distract people from the work that is going on in order to leave the EU, with a revised withdrawal agreement, on 31st October. There is still time to do a deal and negotiate a future agreement of trade and cooperation.

Speaker blocks vote on EU Withdrawal Act

The House of Commons Speaker, John Bercow, has stated that he will not allow a vote on the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 Motion yesterday due to the same-question convention.

Living in the EU: Prepare for Brexit

Get ready for Brexit on 31 October 2019. This page tells you how to prepare and it will be updated if anything changes, including if a deal is agreed.
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Brexit – a new deal reached?

A revised Brexit deal has been agreed between the negotiating teams of the United Kingdom and the European Union ahead of a meeting of European leaders in Brussels. It will still need the approval of both UK and EU Parliaments – which means another vote on a Brexit deal by MPs.

Publication of the No Deal Readiness Report

The United Kingdom is getting ready to leave the European Union on 31 October 2019. While the Government would prefer to leave with a deal and will work to the final hour to achieve one, we are prepared to leave without a deal in order to respect the referendum result.

Brexit: New deal or no deal, but no more delay

Following Boris' letter to EU negotiators and his statement in the Commons today there is greater clarity regarding a revised Withdrawal Agreement and how we can expect to leave the EU.