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UK banks face ‘more granular’ EU Brexit equivalence assessment than other sectors (MLex) In a series of slides presented to EU governments on Friday, the commission’s Brexit task force set out its approach to the negotiations, which will include the text of a negotiation mandate with “no surprises.” The formal…

MPs give final backing to Withdrawal Agreement Bill (BBC) MPs have given their final backing to the bill that will implement the UK government’s Brexit deal.The Commons voted 330 to 231 in favour of the Withdrawal Agreement Bill and it will now pass to the House of Lords for further…

Brexit Bill enters Committee stage – Parliament website Today (Tuesday 7 January) and tomorrow (Wednesday 8 January), MPs will debate the EU (Withdrawal Agreement Bill) in a Committee of the whole House. The Bill sets out arrangements for the UK to withdraw from the European Union.On 19 December 2019, MPs…

Pound gives up post-election rise as Johnson signals hard Brexit deadline – FT Sterling has surrendered its post-election gains as Boris Johnson signalled he will seek to pass legislation that could cause a “cliff-edge” Brexit at the end of next year.The currency slid as much as 1.4 per cent to…