BR20-002 UK sets out FTA plans for regulatory equivalence: 20 January 2020
Over the weekend there were a number of press reports on the UK Government position regarding the intention to cease regulatory alignment with the EU from the end of the transition period, 31 st December 2020.
BR20-001 Revised Agriculture Bill introduced to Parliament: 17 January 2020
The Government has, as promised, published a draft Agriculture Bill which started its Parliamentary journey on 16 th January, with the intention that it receives the Royal Assent during the first half of the year. A copy of the Bill is attached for information.
BR19-035 New Government sets out its stall: 17 December 2019
With a Queen’s speech set for 19 th December and the return of the EU Withdrawal Bill to the Commons before Christmas, the new Government is taking every step to ensure domestic legislation is in place well ahead of the January 31 st deadline. This would also give the European Parliament the time to give its view which, we must remember, is also part of the exit process from an EU perspective.