Brexit round up- Week commencing 13 January 2020


Brexit and the UK Constitution

  1. The former heads of both the Leave and Remain campaigns have joined forces to call for a “decade of reconnection” after years of “division” in Britain.
  2. MPs have given their final backing to the bill that will implement the UK government’s Brexit deal.

The UK’s post-Brexit relationship with the EU

  1. Boris Johnson has told the president of the European Commission that Britain is “ready” to kick off talks on a post-Brexit trade deal despite her warning his timeframe for an agreement is “impossible”.
  2. Boris Johnson is preparing to set up a dedicated new Brexit team by the end of next month as he seeks to take control of talks on Britain’s future relationship with the European Union.
  3. The UK will always be welcome to rejoin the EU after Brexit, a top official has written in a ‘love letter’ to the country.

Brexit as it relates to Matrix Practice areas

  1. The Government has been slammed as “disgraceful” and “inhumane” after MPs voted to remove protections for child refugees from the EU withdrawal agreement.