Statements to Parliament 26 June 2017

Prime Minister Theresa May gave a statement to Parliament on 26 June 2017 regarding the EU Council meeting held on the 22-23 June 2017 and the rights of EU citizens living in the UK.

https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/pm-commons-statement-on-european-council-26-june-2017

PM Commons statement on European Council Meeting: 26 June 2017 (pdf)

During this statement, the Prime Minister mentioned the publication today (26 June) of a document containing details of the UK’s proposals to the EU regarding Citizens Rights in the future when the UK leaves the EU.

Following the PM’s statement, David Davis, the secretary of State for Exiting the European Union opened the Queens’ Speech Debate on Brexit and Foreign Affairs.

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/david-davis-opening-statement-from-the-queens-speech-debate-brexit-and-foreign-affairs

David Davis’ opening statement from the Queen’s Speech Debate ‘Brexit and Foreign Affairs’ (pdf)

David Davis expanded on the main areas from the Queen’s Speech including

  • Seeking a new deep and special partnership with the EU
  • Leaving the single market and customs union
  • Repeal Bill
  • Other EU exit related legislation