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The Assembly and Brexit

Weekly Brexit bulletin

Last updated: 20 May 2019

Following the breakdown of talks between the two main parties at Westminster, the Government announced that they would introduce the Withdrawal Agreement Bill in early June.  

Consequently, the External Affairs Committee will discuss how they intend to scrutinise the Bill on Monday. The Committee will also hold an evidence session with key stakeholders on how they are preparing for Brexit. This follows up on work that they have previously completed




Following an amendment to the Trade Bill, the Assembly will debate a supplementary legislative consent motion on Tuesday. To find out more about the current state of Brexit legislation, read the Research Service's blog

Also on Tuesday, the First Minister will provide an update on discussions with the UK Government regarding Brexit. First Minister's Questions can be viewed live on


Wednesday sees the Minister for International Relations face questions that touch on Wales' future relationship with Europe and the world after Brexit. 

With Europe going to the polls on Thursday, we can expect the results to be declared on Sunday 26 May. 

The next update will be on Monday 3 June 2019, following the half-term recess.  


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