Brexit Highlights 13 – 19 January 2020

– The Select Committee on the Constitution (House of Lords) produced a new report – European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill

– The Home Office published a new set of statistics – EU Settlement Scheme statistics, December 2019

– The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency updated its guidance – Exporting active substances for medicines after Brexit

– The House of Commons Library produced new research briefings and blog posts – General Election 2019: Brexit; The EU Settlement Scheme: A summary; Brexit and the Northern Ireland border; Slowing economic growth, Brexit and the productivity challenge; The progress of the EU Settlement Scheme so far; Key Economic Indicators; UK trade with Ireland; Brexit reading list: defence and security; The Erasmus Programme; Brexit: a reading list of post-EU Referendum publications by Parliament and the Devolved Assemblies

– The House of Lords Library produced a new research briefing – EU Committee Reports: EU Fisheries Landing Obligation

Papers for meeting of the Culture, Tourism and External Affairs Committee were made available.

– A new post was published by the Scottish Parliament Information Centre SPICe Post-Brexit Hub

– The External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee (National Assembly for Wales) published a new report – European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill: Legislative consent

– A new Brexit-related post was posted on the National Assembly for Wales Research Service blog – What will the UK’s new immigration system mean for Wales?

Opinion on the proposal for a Council decision on conclusion of the Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community was published.

Draft recommendation on the draft Council decision on the conclusion of the Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community was made available

– The European Parliamentary Research Service published a new post on its blog – The European Parliament After Brexit

– New sets of slides were made available on the European Commission website – Slides – Internal EU27 preparatory discussions on the future relationship: “Foreign policy, security and defence”; Slides – Internal EU27 preparatory discussions on the future relationship: “Law enforcement and judicial cooperation in criminal matters”; Slides – Internal EU27 preparatory discussions on the future relationship: “Energy”; Slides – Internal EU27 preparatory discussions on the future relationship: “Transport”; Slides – Internal EU27 preparatory discussions on the future relationship: “Fisheries”; Slides – Internal EU27 preparatory discussions on the future relationship: “Level playing field and sustainability”;  Slides – Internal EU27 preparatory discussions on the future relationship: “Free trade agreement”

– New articles were published on the UK Constitutional Law Association blog – Theodore Konstadinides and Riccardo Sallustio: Clause 26 of the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill 2019-20: An Exercise of Constitutional Impropriety?; Jack Simson Caird: The European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill and the Rule of Law; Theodore Konstadinides and Riccardo Sallustio: Clause 26 of the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill 2019-20: An Exercise of Constitutional Impropriety?

– New articles were published on the Allen & Overy blog – The Brexit transition period – business as usual for mainstream debt capital market issuance for now; Paving the way to the UK’s departure from the EU – an overview of the key provisions of the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill

– A new podcast was made available on the Bruegel website – Banking after Brexit

– New articles were posted on the LSE Brexit blog, including the following – Troubling and unnecessary: the problems of precedent in clause 26(1) in the Withdrawal Agreement Bill; LSE Thinks: What kind of Brexit can we expect in 2020?

– A new article was published on the Centre on Constitutional Change blog – Why this Irish general election is important for the UK’s constitutional future

– New articles were published in the UK in a Changing Europe website, including the following – What has happened to settled status applications?; The North-East of England after Brexit; It’s still the money, stupid; ‘New Decade, New Approach’: the political implications; Now Stormont is back, Northern Ireland has hope once again; Northern Ireland continues to face acute Brexit uncertainty

– A new post was posted on the Cosmopolis blog – Statutory Magic and Appeal Rights for EU Citizens under the UK’s European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill

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