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.

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Living in the EU: Prepare for Brexit

Published 15 October 2019

From:
Foreign & Commonwealth Office

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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.

Supreme Court rules against the Prime Minister

The supreme court has ruled that Boris Johnson’s advice to the Queen that parliament should be prorogued for five weeks was unlawful.

Why did the Supreme Court case happen?

Prepare your farming business for a no-deal Brexit

The UK will leave the EU on 31 October. This page tells you how to prepare for Brexit. It will be updated if anything changes, including if a deal is agreed.
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Derek to support motion for a general election

Last night I voted with the Government and Boris Johnson to keep a no deal Brexit on the table. I am not in favour of leaving the EU without a deal, but I believe that keeping that option open is a key part of our negotiations with Brussels.