Friday, 8 November 2019

Brexit - key links and analysis

Collection of links to Brexit materials.

Withdrawal Agreement / Political Declaration etc:

The New Withdrawal Agreement (541 pages pdf), New Political Declaration (31 pages pdf), the Declaration on Consent in Northern Ireland (8 pages pdf), and a Statement that Political Agreement has been reached (7 pages)  may be seen at - UK Government 19 October

House of Commons ~ Explanatory Material:


House of Commons Library 18 October - The October 2019 EU UK Withdrawal Agreement or the full report

The October 2019 EU UK Withdrawal Agreement ( PDF, 845.67 KB)
House of Commons - Revisions to the Political Declaration or the full report

Revisions to the Political Declaration on the framework for future EU-UK relations ( PDF, 610.54 KB)

Other links:

Institute for Government - Brexit deal: the Withdrawal Agreement

Institute for Government - Brexit deal: the Northern Ireland Protocol

Monckton Chambers Brexit blog - a comparative analysis - Anneli Howard analyses and compares the Boris Johnson deal with Theresa May's deal and the existing deal in the TEU/TFEU

The EU (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill:

The EU (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill went into limbo and, because Bills are not carried over from one Parliament to the next, it fell with the dissolution of  Parliament.

The Bill could be reintroduced into the new Parliament - see UK Constitutional Law Association - The Constitution Committee reports on the EU (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill.

On Monday 21 October, the Withdrawal Agreement Bill was presented to Parliament - Government Press Release and the government published links to the Bill, Explanatory Notes, Impact Assessment of the Bill, Fact sheets (e.g. on Citizens' Rights etc) - Withdrawal Agreement Bill

House of Lords Constitution Committee -interim report on the EU (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill and see UK Constitutional Law Association 7 November - Jeff King and Stephen Tierney: The Constitution Committee Reports on the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill

Institute for Government 23 October - Withdrawal Agreement Bill

Public Law Project Briefing 23 October - The Withdrawal Agreement Bill

Monckton Chambers Brexit blog - What's (or what's not) in the Johnson draft Withdrawal Agreement Bill?

The 2018 Agreement:

The 2018 Agreement and Political Declaration are superseded by the 2019 Agreement and Political Declaration. The following is for historical or comparison purposes.

House of Commons Library 18 October - The July 2018 - The UK's EU Withdrawal Agreement or the full report


The 2018 agreement / political declaration were considered on this blog in a series of posts - Links to earlier material.

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