The draft EU/UK Withdrawal Agreement: key legal and political questions


1 Introduction

Our UK exit from the EU inquiry

2 The proposed Decisions to sign and conclude the Withdrawal Agreement

The proposed Council Decisions on signature and conclusion

Steps in the Article 50 process leading to the proposed Decisions

Process and substance: the proposed Decisions themselves

Implications of an Article 50 extension for the proposed Decisions

The draft Withdrawal Agreement

Overview of the draft Agreement

Government’s view of the draft Withdrawal Agreement

Issues of legal significance arising from the draft Withdrawal Agreement

3 Conclusion

4 Annex

Formal minutes


Published: 8 March 2019