The Brexit Blog

The Brexit Blog
News and comment on the Brexit process, as Britain leaves the EU.

Tuesday, 27 June 2017

The EU's Judicial Imperialism


Monday, 26 June 2017

Plan For EU Nationals' Rights In The UK


Theresa May will this afternoon set out plans to give “settled status” to EU citizens living in the UK post-Brexit.

The Prime Minister will publish a 15-page document which will outline how the Government will protect the future rights of the 3.2 million EU nationals who live in Britain.

Friday, 23 June 2017

Happy Brexit Anniversary?


On the first anniversary of the Brexit vote, EU leaders have described the UK’s opening offer to protect EU citizens’ rights as vague and inadequate, suggesting the British government needs to go further.

Jean-Claude Juncker, the president of the European commission, struck a dismissive note as he arrived at an EU leaders’ summit on Friday. As per the Guardian:
That is a first step but this step is not sufficient.
Asked whether he was any clearer about the kind of Brexit the UK wants, he was equally blunt:
No.”
It's going to be a very long few years!

Thursday, 22 June 2017

Theresa May In The Belly of The Beast


Theresa May flies to Brussels today, where she will hold talks on Brexit with EU leaders for the first time since losing her majority at the general election.

It is expected that she will set out her plans to give EU citizens in the UK the same rights as Brits.

Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Hammond Speaks


Monday, 19 June 2017

Brexit Negotiations Start Today


The long journey towards Brexit officially begins today, when David Davies commences Brexit negotiations in Brussels this morning.

Britain will leave the EU by the end of March 2019.