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The Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration
23 November 2018

The UK and EU negotiators have now published the Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration of the Future Relationship of the UK with the EU.  The former will be an international treaty which needs to be approved by both sides in advance of exit on the 29 March to avoid a so-called “no deal Brexit”.  That document includes a provision for a 21 month transition period, agreement on the divorce bill (i.e. the payment that the UK is making to the EU), commitments on the rights of EU nationals in the UK and UK nationals in the EU, amongst other things.

The Political Declaration will form the basis for the next stage of negotiations, and in particular what the trading arrangements will be between the EU and the UK.

The government has provided a pack of explanatory slides which provide more information on the content of both the Withdrawal Agreement and the Political Agreement.

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