Cartoon Brexit deal

Near handshake

Published on 17 November 2018 at 12:14

On 15 November the British government endorsed the draft agreement signed the day before with the EU representatives on the United Kingdom's exit from the Union, which is scheduled for 29 March.

The text is far from the "hard Brexit" demanded by the most Eurosceptic members of the cabinet. The minister in charge of managing the exit, Dominic Raab, resigned immediately after the cabinet's meeting. The deal will now have to obtain the green light from Parliament, which is anything but certain.

Was this article useful? If so we are delighted! It is freely available because we believe that the right to free and independent information is essential for democracy. But this right is not guaranteed forever, and independence comes at a cost. We need your support in order to continue publishing independent, multilingual news for all Europeans. Discover our membership offers and their exclusive benefits and become a member of our community now!

Are you a news organisation, a business, an association or a foundation? Check out our bespoke editorial and translation services.

Support independent European journalism

European democracy needs independent media. Join our community!

On the same topic