The UK and EU have published a draft agreement on the UK’s exit from from the European Union. This draft has been agreed at a negotiators level and will now be debated and voted on by the UK Parliament and each of the remaining 27 EU member states.
The UK Parliament’s vote is expected to take place during December, with the EU set for an urgent summit later this month.
British Marine is reviewing the draft agreement and supporting documents and will issue a further update to members in due course.
The draft agreement and supporting documents, including an outline by the UK and EU on the future relationship, are available on GOV.UK (click on the links below):
- 14 November Draft Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community (585 pages)
- 14 November Outline Political Declaration on the Future Relationship (7 pages)
- 14 November Explainer for the agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union (56 pages)
- 14 November Technical explanatory note: Articles 6-8 on the Northern Ireland Protocol (2 pages)
British Marine members can read all British Marine’s Brexit updates on the British Marine website. Members may also contact Andrew Harries, Head of External Relations, with any questions at email@example.com.