Brexit Brief

Synopsis: This page is intended to be useful to those seeking information on the UK’s decision to leave the European Union.

This content is intended as a helpful resource on Brexit but is not an exhaustive source of information. The inclusion of any content on this page should not be taken to imply approval or endorsement by the Northern Ireland Assembly.

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Latest Issue

A roundup of Brexit developments over the summer including the White Paper on the Future Relationship with the EU; Michel Barnier’s evidence to parliamentary committees and Government preparations in the event of a ‘no deal Brexit’.


Previous Issues

Brexit and Devolution

Framework Analysis – Breakdown of areas of EU law that intersect with devolved competence in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

Interparliamentary Forum on Brexit – latest statement: 21 June 2018

Joint Ministerial Committee (EU Negotiations) – latest communiqué: 13 September 2018

Ministerial Forum (EU Negotiations) – latest communiqué: 17 September 2018

UK - EU Negotiations

UK Government information on EU exit including the article 50 process, negotiations, and announcements about policy changes as a result of EU Exit

European Commission information on the work of the Taskforce on Article 50 negotiations

Brexit Activity in Legislatures

This list includes details of a range of Brexit related parliamentary inquiries and links to the relevant committee information. 

The list was last updated on 28 August 2018.

Brexit Legislation

The UK Government is preparing a suite of legislation in preparation for EU exit. Links to the Bills/Acts are included where the Bill has been introduced to Parliament

Brexit Hub

Research and Information Services (RaISe) has complied information and useful links on the subject of Brexit and Northern Ireland.  

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This page and the newsletter material is prepared by Shauna Mageean, EU Affairs Manager. 

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