Officially this was a quiet week, but behind the scenes feverish discussions were happening in London and Brussels as both sides tried to find a way through the current political impasse and what it means if a no-deal Brexit happens.
This week was the one where all the different Brexit roads collided in the shape of the vote on the withdrawal deal negotiated between the UK and the EU and a no confidence vote in the British government.
UK motorsport could be brought to a grinding halt, Conservative MEP for the West Midlands Dan Dalton warned on Thursday (17th January), unless the European Parliament agrees to changes in a planned overhaul of the EU’s motor insurance rules.
It has been a quiet week in Brussels as most EU officials have already headed home for Christmas. However, they have been keeping a keen eye on the ongoing parliamentary process in the United Kingdom which will ultimately decide the final result of the Brexit process.
West Midlands MEP Daniel Dalton today secured endorsement from the European Parliament for plans to ensure trail bikes and mobility scooters can continue in production whilst new environmental standards are developed.
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