Aged inquiry, an ongoing process that can take months to complete
It would also give the Commission authority to extend its mandate beyond the 12 months originally set out in the UK bill, while also protecting EU citizens on the continent and citizens of third countries.
The commission is now taking recommendations from MPs and MEPs on an amended bill for Brexit, while also meeting key stakeholders, including government officials and civil soc이천출장마사지iety organisations. The draft proposal is due to be released this week and the commission will start negotiating the bill for talks in March 2018.
The EU president’s letter was posted on the commission’s website but was not linked on other websites, but was also shared by British MPs.
Its contents are detailed but the key points are:
• It would provide a new chapter of regulatory coherence and independence.
• The EU wants to set up “an independent committee for EU citizens in the UK,” with a rotating chair made up of national heads of government.
• It would also allow the British government to withdraw from negotiations if it does not agree to more powers for the council. “The government cannot change its negotiating position once we have a deal on the terms of our departure,” it says.
• It would be possible to retain existing free trade and customs regimes for the UK after Brexit and to introduce new rules with the aim of ensuring the same freedoms as when the UK joined the bloc a decade ago.
A statement from European commission spokesman, Frans Timmermans, on the letter to the prime minister’s office added that it “includes a number of important aspects that are of critical importance for the Union, particularly in light of the significant changes that would take place on the domestic situation”.
“Our aim is to achieve a truly cross-border and trans-Atlantic approach to free진주출장안마 trade, which would help create a level playing field for trading partners and businesses, promote security and prosperity and promote economic and social progress.
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The letter from the prime minister, which has become a touchstone, was a further example of how the Brexit process had been a fraught negotiation with no clear end in sight.
It came in a day that British ministers, led by Home Secretary Theresa May, had been meeting in Brussels to finalise their exit negotiations.
They will travel to Germany and Paris o