Keeping the bridges open provides answers to three questions:
What problems require transitional arrangements?
How can a Transitional Agreement be structured to give certainty?
How are the EU institutions (both Council and Parliament) and the individual nation states whose consent will be required to be persuaded to agree to transitional arrangements that they may regard as simply protecting the UK from the consequences of its own stupidity?
UK Government should change course in Brexit negotiations to build a new, constructive relationship with the EUMarch 13, 2017
A new policy paper released today by the Conservative Group for Europe (CGE), the main campaign group for Conservative pro-Europeans, argues that the risks are high that the outcome of the exit negotiations will cause significant damage to the political and economic interests of both Britain and the EU, blighting relations for a generation. The CGE brings together over 30 Parliamentarians as members, with Ken Clarke MP as President and Neil Carmichael MP as Chairman.
Seeking the Common Good: Building a new constructive relationship between Britain and the European UnionMarch 12, 2017
As Britain starts the process of withdrawal from the European Union, the prospects are high that the outcome of the exit negotiations will cause significant damage to the political and economic interests of both Britain and the EU. There is a real danger that if these negotiations go awry, our relationships may be blighted for a generation.Read more