EU agreement implementation

EU agreement implementation

David Frost appointed co-chair of EU-UK Partnership Council

David Frost, the British government’s chief negotiator during last year’s post-Brexit trade negotiations with Brussels, has been nominated by prime minister Boris Johnson to oversee the UK’s new relationship with the European Union. The strongly pro-Brexit figure will become the UK co-chairman of the new EU-UK Partnership Council, the body …

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EP spells out terms for EU-UK TCA approval, accelerates scrutiny process

The European Parliament is preparing to ratify the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement before the end of the month. The foreign affairs and international trade committees, who run the scrutiny  process are accelerating the pace and have already secured input from all relevant committees. This input indicates the European Parliament …

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Week in London: More than just teething problems, trade bill, agriculture commission, parliament oversight

An overview of key developments Businesses struggle to adapt to ‘new normal’ outside EU single market Pressure is continuing to pile up on the UK government as the costs of the non-tariff barriers created by Brexit become ever more evident. Agricultural and fisheries products have been worst hit, with new …

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European Commission reorganises its UK Task Force to oversee new agreements

The European Commission is establishing an executive coordination service reporting to its president to oversee the European Union’s future relationship with the United Kingdom. The Service for the EU-UK Agreements – acronym UKS – will be operational on 1 March and will be run by Maroš Šefčovič Meanwhile London has …