A future deal with the EU could take far longer to agree than the two years allowed under Article 50. Robyn Munro argues that there are clear benefits to pursuing an interim deal to bridge the gap between negotiations and a future deal, but getting one won’t be straightforward.
The service industry is particularly important for the UK, so MPs yesterday debated the impact of Brexit on the sector. Ines Stelk says there are four options for future trade with the EU that offer the best deal.
Sir Simon Fraser, former Permanent Under-Secretary at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, was the latest speaker in our Brexit events series. Joe Owen says Fraser offers unique insight into how Brexit will be managed by civil servants working in both London and Brussels.
Lord Bridges, Minister at the Department for Exiting the European Union, today reiterated the pledge to give MPs the same level of access to the Brexit negotiations as MEPs. Robyn Munro says we urgently need to know how this will be done.
Today in Glasgow at the SNP autumn conference, Nicola Sturgeon addressed her party faithful for the first time since the UK voted to leave the European Union. Akash Paun argues that the speech sets the UK and Scottish governments on a collision course.
David Davis and Theresa May are both clear that Parliament will not have a vote on the UK’s Brexit negotiating position. But Robyn Munro explains why they must find a way to engage Parliament in the Brexit process.