PM Brexit negotiations statement: 21 September 2018

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Series Details 21.09.18
Publication Date 21/09/2018
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United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May gave an update on the Brexit negotiations to the House of Commons on the 21 September 2018. This followed the Informal meeting of EU heads of state or government in Salzburg on the 19-20 September 2018, which Theresa May had attended.

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The ongoing negotiations between the European Union and the United Kingdom for the UK to leave the EU were progressing slowly during 2018 with key sticking points relating to:

+ Northern Ireland/Ireland
+ Future relationship
+ Withdrawal Agreement

In Salzburg Theresa May continued to campaign for a future EU-UK relationship based upon the proposals in the White Paper. The future relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union of July 2018.

However, the EU27 countries made it clear that the proposals in the White Paper were not acceptable.

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