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Brexit Briefing No.85: WAB and the next Commission President

Whilst Europe focuses on elections to the European Parliament taking place on Thursday in the UK and staggered over the following days across the rest of the continent, the government in Westminster presented a highly contentious final draft of its withdrawal agreement bill.

Brexit Briefing No.84: The Long Parliament

On Tuesday this parliamentary session had its 300th sitting day, making it the longest parliament since the Civil War, although it still has some way to go to match the 13 years of the long parliament.

Brexit Briefing No.81: An Easter Pax Before The Tempest

After a whirlwind few months, the Brexit waters were becalmed this week. The House of Commons broke up for recess while MEPs across Europe are preparing to hit the campaign trail ahead of the European elections.

Brexit Briefing No.75 - Still Caught in the Backstop?

It was another challenging week for the ongoing Brexit talks as Attorney General Geoffrey Cox and Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay shuttled between London and Brussels in an attempt to seek fresh concessions on the backstop, while Chief Europe Adviser to the PM Olly Robbins was also spotted in th

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.

Brexit Briefing No.63: What Comes Next

After months of seemingly endless negotiations, the Brexit process enters its most crucial phase next week when British MPs vote on the withdrawal agreement.