Posts tagged as no-deal Brexit

EU chief: The risk of a no-deal Brexit “remains very real”

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

The risk of Britain leaving the European Union without a divorce deal remains “very real,” European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker declared Wednesday as EU lawmakers debated the ramifications of a no-deal Brexit. Speaking at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, Juncker, who met with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday, said a no-deal Brexit “might be the choice of the U.K., but it will never be ours.” After the debate, the…

Legislative amendments to prepare for no-deal Brexit go to Lithuanian parliament

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius is to introduce a package of legislative amendments aimed at preparing for a no-deal Brexit before the Seimas on Tuesday. The government has asked the parliament to adopt the legislation under a fast-track procedure, the minister’s spokeswoman, Rasa Jakilaitiene, told BNS. The draft amendments, which cover education, social security, health, tax and other areas, are aimed at mitigating possible negative effects of the United Kingdom’s withdrawal…