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Document selected : A9-0004/2020

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A9-0004/2020

Debates :

PV 29/01/2020 - 16
CRE 29/01/2020 - 16

Votes :

PV 29/01/2020 - 17.1
CRE 29/01/2020 - 17.1
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Texts adopted :

P9_TA(2020)0018

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Wednesday, 29 January 2020 - Brussels Final edition
Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community ***
P9_TA(2020)0018A9-0004/2020

European Parliament legislative resolution of 29 January 2020 on the draft Council decision on the conclusion of the Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community (XT 21105/3/2018 – C9-0148/2019 – 2018/0427(NLE))

(Consent)

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to the notification of 29 March 2017 by the United Kingdom to the European Council of its intention to withdraw from the European Union and from the European Atomic Energy Community, pursuant to Article 50(2) of the Treaty on European Union and to Article 106a of the Treaty establishing the European Atomic Energy Community,

–  having regard to the draft Council decision on the conclusion of the Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community (XT 21105/3/2018),

–  having regard to the draft agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community(1),

–  having regard to the political declaration setting out the framework for the future relationship between the European Union and the United Kingdom(2),

–  having regard to European Council Decisions (EU) 2019/476 of 22 March 2019(3), (EU) 2019/584 of 11 April 2019(4) and (EU) 2019/1810 of 29 October 2019(5), taken in agreement with the United Kingdom, extending the period under Article 50(3) TEU until 12 April 2019, until 31 October 2019, and until 31 January 2020, respectively,

–  having regard to its resolutions of 5 April 2017 on negotiations with the United Kingdom following its notification that it intends to withdraw from the European Union(6), of 3 October 2017 on the state of play of negotiations with the United Kingdom(7), of 13 December 2017 on the state of play of negotiations with the United Kingdom(8), of 14 March 2018 on the framework of the future EU-UK relationship(9), and of 18 September 2019 on the state of play of the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union(10),

–  having regard to the request for consent submitted by the Council in accordance with Article 50(2) of the Treaty on European Union (C9‑0148/2019),

–  having regard to Rule 105(1) and (4) and Rule 88 of its Rules of Procedure,

–  having regard to the letters from the Committee on Foreign Affairs, the Committee on International Trade, the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs, the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety, the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection, the Committee on Transport and Tourism, the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development, the Committee on Legal Affairs, the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs and the Committee on Petitions,

–  having regard to the recommendation of the Committee on Constitutional Affairs (A9-0004/2020),

1.  Gives its consent to the conclusion of the withdrawal agreement;

2.  Instructs its President to forward its position to the European Council, the Council and the Commission, as well as to the national parliaments and to the Government of the United Kingdom.

(1) OJ C 384 I, 12.11.2019, p. 1.
(2) OJ C 384 I, 12.11.2019, p. 178.
(3) OJ L 80 I, 22.3.2019, p. 1.
(4) OJ L 101, 11.4.2019, p. 1.
(5) OJ L 278 I, 30.10.2019, p. 1.
(6) OJ C 298, 23.8.2018, p. 24.
(7) OJ C 346, 27.9.2018, p. 2.
(8) OJ C 369, 11.10.2018, p. 32.
(9) OJ C 162, 10.5.2019, p. 40.
(10) Texts adopted, P9_TA(2019)0016.

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