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The Negotiation Process


  • The EU/UK negotiated Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration were approved by the EU 27 on Nov 25th.
  • The Agreement is currently being placed before the European Parliament for approval in its ratification process, which should be completed by mid February.
  • The Agreement covers all elements of the UK's withdrawal from the EU - namely citizens' rights, the financial settlement, a transition period, governance, Protocols on Ireland/Northern Ireland, Gibraltar and Cyprus, as well as a range of other separation issues.
  • The UK Parliament is expected to vote on the Agreement in mid January 2019.