Brexit Highlights 20 – 26 May 2019

– The European Union Committee (House of Lords) produced a new report – Brexit: road, rail and maritime transport

– A Brexit-related policy paper was updated – European Union (Withdrawal) Act and Common Frameworks report

– The House of Commons Library published new research briefings – UK replacement of the EU’s external agreements after Brexit; Northern Ireland, Citizenship and the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement; Brexit: parliamentary scrutiny of UK replacement treaties; Brexit timeline: events leading to the UK’s exit from the European Union

– A new post was published on the Northern Ireland Assembly Research and Information Service blog – Research Matters – What next for the environment, Brexit and cross-border co-operation?

– A discussion note from the UK Group in the Institute of International & European Affairs was made available – Discussion Note on Ireland’s Objectives After Brexit

– A new post was published on the European Law Blog“Global Britain” Adopts the EU’s Normative Approach to New Trade Agreements

– A new Brexit-related post was published on the Free Movement blog – What is the position of EU spouses of British citizens following Brexit?

– A new article was posted on the EU Law Analysis blog – What might have happened in an alternate universe: the EU (Withdrawal Agreement) Implementation Bill (‘WAB’)

– New articles were published on the LSE Brexit blog, including the following – WTO rules OK? Not any more; Long read: Does the EU stop Britain from using state aid to help its economy?; Taking (back) control? The EU Withdrawal Act 2019 and the balance of power; Brexit and collective cabinet responsibility: why the Convention is still working

– New articles were published on the UK in a Changing Europe blog, including the following – Could Parliament stop the next Prime Minister pursuing a no deal exit?; ‘Clean Brexit’ sounds so simple, doesn’t it? Trouble is, it doesn’t exist, Mind the gap: influencing Brussels after Brexit; The European Parliament: a powerful player in the Brexit game; Northern Ireland’s three seats: an ‘other’ rising and why it matters


– New Brexit-related articles were published in the Law Society Gazette; New Law Journal:

  • John Hyde, ‘Brexit hitch as firms eye Ireland’ [20 May 2019] L.S.G. 3.
  • David Greene, ‘Brexit: the final round (or two)? Formal constitutional upheaval can mask the vast amounts of work being undertaken on all sides to find a workable Brexit’ (24 May 2019) 169 (7841) NLJ 7.

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