OE Weekly Briefing: Parliament and the EU wait for each other to move
Open Europe's Anthony Egan explores the considerations weighing on the minds of the Government, opposition parties, and the EU after this week's developments.
Earlier last week, Parliament voted in favour of the Withdrawal Agreement Bill in principle but rejected the Government’s timetable for scrutinising the Bill and final vote.
While the Bill has cleared the first hurdle to ratification, which would secure the UK’s negotiated departure from the EU, the path ahead remains unclear for a number of reasons.
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OE: What’s new about the new Brexit deal? An explainer18/10/2019 11:07:00
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OE Weekly Briefing: An extension and an election might make matters worse for the EU07/10/2019 12:25:00
In this week's briefing, Anthony Egan argues that an EU refusal to engage with the UK's proposals would lead to an extension and an election - which could make matters worse for the EU, not better.
OE: Manageable but Material - The consequences of No Deal and how the Government should respond04/10/2019 12:10:00
In a new report, Open Europe assesses the issues raised by No Deal and proposes an action plan for the UK Government. Overall, our judgement is that No Deal will cause some disruption, but that much of this can be managed with the right set of responses.
OE Weekly Briefing: The Good Friday Agreement is key to unblocking the backstop impasse30/09/2019 15:15:15
In this week's briefing, David Shiels considers the progress on the ongoing Brexit negotiations and how the impasse on the backstop might be overcome.
OE: Brexit & Belfast (Good Friday) Agreement: Finding a way through the backstop impasse26/09/2019 15:15:15
In a new report, Open Europe explores how the backstop has led to the current Brexit stalemate and identifies key areas where a compromise can be found.
OE: Weekly Briefing: EU leaders signal desire for Brexit deal despite limited progress23/09/2019 13:15:00
In this week's briefing, Anna Nadibaidze notes that while the EU27 do not want a No Deal Brexit, they also do not want the UK to remain.
OE: Whatever the Brexit outcome, the UK and EU need to maintain dialogue on foreign policy23/09/2019 12:37:00
Open Europe's Anna Nadibaidze argues that both the UK and EU recognise the need to engage on foreign policy in any Brexit outcome, but future arrangements are likely to depend on the level of trust.