11 April 2018

David Davis has allegedly won a Whitehall battle over the level of ambition in the next phase of Brexit talks. But, Jill Rutter says, the UK needs workable propositions more than hundreds of more negotiators.

23 March 2018

The EU’s negotiating guidelines show the challenge the Prime Minister faces in achieving her Mansion House vision for post-Brexit trade, says Jill Rutter.

22 March 2018

At this week’s European Council meeting, the 27 member states will agree their negotiating guidelines for talks on the future UK-EU relationship. They all have their own priorities, but solidarity will prevail, says Tim Durrant.

19 March 2018

Today Michel Barnier and David Davis – exuding joint bonhomie – paid tribute to their teams and unveiled a colour-coded legal text for endorsement by the European Council later this week. But, Jill Rutter warns, it's not time to call off the contingency planning.

02 March 2018

Since her Lancaster House speech in January 2017, the Prime Minister has reiterated the need for a “deep and special” partnership with the EU. Finally, writes Jill Rutter, she is offering some detail.

20 February 2018

The Brexit show rolls on to Vienna today. David Davis is hinting at where the Government may end up – but Jill Rutter argues that it is far from clear that the EU will agree. 

19 February 2018

If the UK is going to win any ground for a bespoke deal with the EU it will be on security, argues Bronwen Maddox. 

14 February 2018

The Foreign Secretary’s highly-trailed speech does little to make the Government’s view on Brexit much clearer, says Jill Rutter.

02 February 2018

Newly-released slides from the European Commission reveal it fears regulatory competition from the UK after Brexit. This could be a useful lever for the UK in negotiations, says Jill Rutter. 

30 January 2018

The Government is tying itself in knots over the Brexit economic impact assessment. But Jill Rutter says it must publish the assessment so it can move on to dealing with the impact of leaving the EU.

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