EU and UK negotiators reached an agreement on the draft Withdrawal Agreement that allows the European Council (Article 50) to adopt, on 23 March 2018, guidelines for the framework for the future relationship between the EU and the UK. On 19 October, Parliament also declared that a political agreement had been reached. Overview of the European Commission on all negotiating documents: ec.europa.eu/commission/brexit-negotiations/negotiating-documents-article-50-negotiations-united-kingdom_en 30. Certain dispute settlement procedures under the Withdrawal Agreement NOTIFICATIONS of EU preparation also covering a no-deal scenario (available in all EU languages): ec.europa.eu/info/brexit/brexit-preparedness/preparedness-notices_en campaign of all creative disciplines – Free Move Create – ec.europa.eu/info/brexit_en The Withdrawal Agreement also contains provisions for the United Kingdom, the Convention establishing the Statute for the European Schools. the United Kingdom being bound by the agreement until the end of the last academic year of the transition period, i.e. the end of the spring semester 2020-2021.  The agreement also provides for a transition period that will last until 31 December 2020 and may be extended by mutual agreement. During the transition period, EU legislation remains applicable to the UK (including participation in the European Economic Area, the internal market and the customs union) and the UK will continue to contribute to the EU budget, but the UK will not be represented in EU decision-making bodies. The transition period will give businesses time to adjust to the new situation and the UK and EU governments to negotiate a new EU-UK trade deal.   Information portals of the countries of the European Union: ec.europa.eu/info/brexit/brexit-preparedness/national-brexit-information-member-states_en The EU wishes to maintain a close partnership with the United Kingdom. We believe that it is possible to reach a fruitful agreement on the basis of the political declaration.
However, it is important that we prepare for all possible outcomes of the negotiations. This includes preparing for an agreement. Immediately after the announcement of a revised withdrawal agreement on 17 October 2019, Labour, the Liberal Democrats and the DUP said they could not support the new agreement.  European Commission: ec.europa.eu/info/brexit_en Since its departure, the United Kingdom has had no say in the European institutions. . . .