Brexit: It's Happening This Month!... Maybe. Regular readers of our Policy Update may recognise this month's title bares a striking resemblance to last month's: "Brexit: It's Happening Next Month. Currently." That's because on 26 February, the Prime Minister announced that she would hold a vote in Parliament to extend Article 50 in the event that her 'new deal,' presented to the House on 12 March fails to pass.
Brexit: It's happening next month. Currently. Is there anything new that can be said about Brexit? January was dominated by more turmoil on the UK's Withdrawal from the EU with the Prime Minister's Withdrawal Agreement and a number of amendments that would have re-shaped the next steps in the process being voted down in the House of Commons.
BritishAmerican Business continuously and relentlessly advocates for policies that strengthen the economic ties that bind the UK and US together. We welcome moves by the transatlantic business community to increase trade and investment between the two countries and ease the regulatory burdens on the thousands of businesses operating in towns and cities on both shores.
As a precursor to our submission on the UK Department for International Trade’s consultation on trade negotiations with the United States, BAB has released the following paper on behalf of our wider membership and network. It lays out the key principles for our engagement around the consultation and the work of the UK-US Transatlantic Trade and Investment Working Group over the coming months.