Topics for discussions on the Future Framework

The negotiating teams today published the topics for discussions on the future relationship after the UK leaves the EU.

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/topics-for-discussions-on-the-future-framework-at-forthcoming-meetings

These are:

Basis for co-operation

  • Structure
  • Governance
  • Interpretation and application
  • Dispute settlement
  • Non-compliance
  • Participation and cooperation with EU bodies

Economic partnership

  • Aims of the economic partnership
  • Goods
  • Agricultural, food and fisheries products
  • Customs
  • Services and investment
  • Financial services
  • Digital and broadcasting
  • Transport
  • Energy
  • Horizontal measures / Level Playing Field
  • Mobility framework

Security partnership

  • Aims of the security partnership
  • Law enforcement and criminal justice
  • Foreign, security and defence
  • Wider security issues

Cross-cutting cooperation and standalone issues

  • Data protection
  • Cooperative accords (science and innovation/culture and education)
  • Fishing opportunities