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The Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster has updated the House of Commons on the agenda for the first meeting of the Withdrawal Agreement Joint Committee on 30 March.
An update on EU negotiations following latest coronavirus guidance.
The first round of negotiations between the EU and UK began on 2 March. Given the latest COVID-19 developments, EU and UK negotiators have jointly decided not to hold face-to-face negotiations in London. Both sides are currently exploring alternative ways to continue discussions, including, if possible, the use of video conferences.
Industry experts from The BWA, RPC and Portcullis will present and discuss organisational challenges and opportunities.
From 1st January 2021, imports of excise goods (alcohol, tobacco and certain oils) from the EU will be treated the same as imports from the rest of the world. This includes moving imported excise goods within the UK.
Today, the government has confirmed plans to introduce import controls on EU goods at the border after the transition period ends on 31 December 2020.
The EU exit transition period allows the UK and EU to negotiate a new post-Brexit relationship. Although the timescale is challenging, the UK Government aims to agree a new UK/EU free trade agreement by 31st December 2020.
Announced, on 3rd February 2020, is this statement which sets out the Government’s proposed approach to the negotiations with the EU about our future relationship. Further details on this and other trade negotiations will be made available to Parliament as the process develops.
Brexit is the UK’s biggest geopolitical move in decades. What will change and what will stay the same when Britain officially leaves the European Union on Friday at 2300 hrs?
Members of the European Parliament have overwhelmingly backed the terms of the UK’s departure from the EU.
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