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Brexit countdown

Brexit countdown

Our countdown illustrates the key dates and milestones on the road to Brexit. We will share regular updates regarding the progress of the Brexit negotiations as they unfold.

What's new? Recently added: The Road to Brexit: explaining the process

  
Timeline

The Road to Brexit

2018

 

October-December 2018

  • Expected publication of 'no deal' Statutory Instruments
   

October 2018

   
November 2018
  • Fall-back date of Withdrawal Agreement
  • Possible EU Summit
   
December 2018
  • 13th-14th: No WA? Emergency UK/EU meeting
  • EU Summit
   
 

2019

2019 alternative or additional steps if hard Brexit:

January 2019
  • 21st: UK Parliament session
   
February 2019
  • UK Parliament session
  • 11th-14th: European Parliament (EP) plenary
  February 2019
  • Contingency measures
March 2019
  • 11th-14th: EP plenary
  • 25th-28th: Last EP plenary before Brexit day

BREXIT 29 March 11 pm GMT

 
    April 2019
  • Discussions on future relationship
 

2020

 

January 2020

  • Start of transition period
  • Negotiation of future treaty relationship
   
December 2020
  • 31st: End of transition period
   
 

2021

 
January 2021
  • 1st: Future treaty is in force
   
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2018

The road to Brexit

Brexit is coming. The EU and the United Kingdom are trying to tackle the unprecedented process enshrined in Article 50 TEU. Our briefing "The Road to Brexit" outlines the following three requirements for an orderly withdrawal from the EU: a unilateral notification of withdrawal, a withdrawal agreement and a framework for the EU-UK future relationship.

Click here to read "The Road to Brexit: explaining the process towards a deal/no deal"

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Target date to agree on Withdrawal Agreement

18-19 October 2018

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Fall-back date of Withdrawal Agreement

November 2018

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No WA? Emergency UK/EU meeting

13-14 December 2018

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2019

UK Parliament session

21 January 2019

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UK Parliament session

February 2019

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Brexit

29 March 2019 at 11:00 p.m. GMT

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2020

Transition period

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