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Draft Withdrawal Agreement: 7 documents you should bookmark

Published Thursday, November 15, 2018

The Government has now published 3 key documents on the Brexit deal: a draft Withdrawal Agreement, an outline of the political declaration, and an explainer on the Northern Ireland Protocol. The same documents can also be found on the EU's Taskforce 50 website. The links to these documents can be found below.

The Government published the following texts on the website:

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, 14 November 2018 (this includes Protocols on Ireland / Northern Ireland and the Sovereign Base Areas in Cyprus and Gibraltar)

Outline of the political declaration setting out the framework for the future relationship between the European Union and the United Kingdom, 14 November 2018

Withdrawal Agreement explainer and Technical Explanatory note on Articles 6-8 on the Northern Ireland Protocol, 14 November 2018

These texts are also available on the EU’s Taskforce 50 website:

Draft withdrawal agreement, 14 November 2018

Outline of the political declaration setting out the framework for the future relationship, 14 November 2018

The following factsheets have also been published by the European Commission:

European Commission - Fact Sheet: Protocol on Ireland and Northern Ireland, 14 November 2018

Factsheet and Q&A: Brexit Negotiations: What is in the Withdrawal Agreement, 14 November 2014

Commons Briefing papers CBP-8438

Authors: Timothy Robinson; Vaughne Miller

Topics: EU external relations, EU institutions, EU law and treaties

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