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David Davis reports on second round of Brexit negotiations

The Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, Rt Hon David Davis MP, has written to the Lords EU Committee to summarise the outcome of the second round of Brexit negotiations. This letter is part of the EU Committee’s …

Practical guide to doing business in Europe

Did you know there is a wealth of information on doing business in Europe, just a click away? The Europa website is the official website for the European Union and is set-up to provide all EU citizens with an ‘easy to access’ …

Brexit: The Exit Bill

When the UK leaves the EU it is expected to make a contribution towards the EU’s outstanding financial commitments. The media have labeled this as an ‘exit bill’ or ‘divorce bill’, the EU see it as a matter of ‘settling …

Brexit Chatham House

Brexit: agriculture report published

The EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee publishes its report which investigates the implications of Brexit for UK agriculture and food, particularly the implications of leaving the EU’s Common Agriculture Policy and the Single Market. Key findings The UK’s agriculture sector …

The end is nigh for roaming charges in the EU

As of 15th June, Europeans will be able to travel in the EU without roaming charges, after representatives of the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission agreed on how to regulate wholesale roaming markets. Until now, when you travelled …

European Commission receives mandate to begin negotiations with the UK

The European Commission welcomes the Council’s decision today to authorise the opening of the Article 50 negotiations with the UK and to nominate the Commission as Union negotiator. The Commission also welcomes the adoption of the first set of negotiating …

European bathing water quality standards up!

The European Environment Agency and the European Commission have published the Report on European bathing water quality in 2016. To allow Europeans to make an informed choice on which beach to choose, an annual report on the quality of coastal …

Southern England Local Partners (SELP) Workshop: EU Funding – much still to play for

Southern England Local Partners (SELP) is pleased to announce the launch of their training workshop: EU funding- much still to play for on Monday 10th July at Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council.   With the UK’s planned exit from the …

In the Winchester area? Join the EU Law Forum ‘Hampshire Welcomes EU’

The 48% – Winchester group is inviting you to take part in an event for EU citizens and pro-Europeans. The Hampshire Welcomes EU! Forum is designed to provide clarity on EU citizens’ rights until the UK actually departs from the …

Spring 2017 Economic Forecast

The European economy has entered its fifth year of recovery, which is now reaching all EU Member States. This is expected to continue at a largely steady pace this year and next. In its Spring Forecast released today, the European …