Boris Signing Withdrawal Agreement
But Downing Street`s offer to “scrap parts of the withdrawal agreement” threatens the collapse of “crunch talks”, says The Guardian. The Brexit Withdrawal Agreement officially entitled “Withdrawal Agreement of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community” is a treaty signed on 24 January 2020 between the European Union (EU), Euratom and the United Kingdom (UK), which sets out the conditions for the United Kingdom`s exit from the EU and Euratom. The text of the treaty was published on 17 October 2019 and is a renegotiated version of an agreement published six months earlier. The previous version of the Withdrawal Agreement was rejected three times by the House of Commons, which led to Queen Elizabeth II. accepted Theresa May`s resignation as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and appointed Boris Johnson as the new Prime Minister on 24 July 2019. A week before the January 31 deadline, the deal is now concluded and discussions on the future relationship between Britain and Brussels are expected to begin. Boris Johnson signed the Brexit withdrawal agreement in Downing Street. Under the existing Withdrawal Agreement, the UK must inform Brussels of any State aid decision that would have an impact on the market for Northern Ireland products in order to maintain a level playing field for UK and EU businesses. Immediately after the announcement of a revised withdrawal agreement on 17 October 2019, Labour, the Liberal Democrats and the DUP said they could not support the new agreement.  Parts of the UK`s Single Market Act – due to be published on Wednesday – “will eliminate the legal force of parts of the Withdrawal Agreement,” the Financial Times (FT) said, citing three people familiar with the plans. Words of the Prime Minister on the signing of the withdrawal agreement in Downing Street. If no deal is reached before the deadline expires, the UK will “continue” and accept that a deal cannot be reached, Johnson will say, adding that no deal would be a “good outcome”.