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Brexit Briefing No.72: What's the alternative?

There was frantic diplomatic activity this week as UK and EU negotiators met in Brussels. Stephen Barclay, the Brexit Secretary, was there to sound out Michel Barnier, the EU’s chief negotiator, on possible ways out of the current impasse.

MEPs agree to close criminal records loophole

An agreement that will close a loophole currently hampering the fight against cross border crime and terrorism has been approved today in the European Parliament.

Dan heads off threat to UK motorsport from EU insurance rules

A threat to UK motorsport was headed off today after MEPs backed a Conservative call to amend an overhaul of the EU's motor insurance rules.

The vote means that motorsport will be exempt from a directive detailing which vehicles must be insured, and in what circumstances.  

Brexit Briefing 69: A move to break the deadlock?

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. 

Brexit Briefing 68: What Happens Now?

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. 

EU Insurance Overhaul Puts UK Motorsport At Risk: Tory MEP

 

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.

Brexit Briefing No.67 - Time to Vote

The first quarter of 2019 was always going to be a bumpy affair, with the unavoidable deadline of March 2019 and the UK’s departure from the EU approaching fast.