But first, the 27 EU countries and the European Parliament will have all gone through the text. And it won`t be with an uns critiqued eye. The 2019 revisions also adapted elements of the political declaration and replaced the word „appropriate” with „appropriate” with respect to labour standards. According to Sam Lowe, a trade fellow at the Centre for European Reform, the amendment excludes labour standards from dispute resolution mechanisms.  In addition, the Equal Competition Mechanism has been postponed from the legally binding withdrawal agreement to the political declaration, and the line of the political statement that „the United Kingdom will consider taking into account alignment with trade union rules in the relevant areas” has been removed.  Jacob Rees-Mogg on the draft agreement #Brexit: „It is a failure of the government`s negotiating position and a failure to achieve Brexit” More: t.co/2mQCM04C9T pic.twitter.com/4r9er46Krp The agreement also includes civil rights obligations after Brexit, a proposed 21-month transition period after the UK`s withdrawal on 29 March 2019 and details of the so-called $39 billion „divorce law.” After months of negotiations, representatives of the UK and the EU have agreed on a draft Brexit deal. On 15 November 2018, the day after the agreement and the support of the British government were presented, several members of the government resigned, including Dominic Raab, Secretary of State for leaving the European Union.  The most important elements of the draft agreement are: The EU and the United Kingdom have reached an agreement on the withdrawal agreement with a revised protocol on Ireland and Northern Ireland (elimination of the „backstop”) and a revised political declaration. On the same day, the European Council (Article 50) approved these texts.
The United Kingdom and the European Union reached an agreement at the European Council on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union. The revised withdrawal agreement and the political declaration were discussed and approved at the European Council on 17 October 2019. The revised withdrawal agreement and the political declaration were discussed and approved at the European Council on 17 October 2019. On 23 March 2018, EU and UK negotiators reached an agreement on the draft withdrawal agreement allowing the European Council (Article 50) to adopt guidelines for the framework for future eu-UK relations.