The new joint press conference with Michael Barnier and David Davis has revealed that the United Kingdom will now agree to follow all European rules after Brexit and will have to keep the nation’s borders open for the duration of the transition. All the way up till 2022.
there is also further bad news for Fisheries and communities within Northern Ireland as a new agreement was reached on Monday the 19th of March in Brussels.
David Davis and Michel Barnier made the announcement where the pair presented what was introduced as a legal text which constitutes a decisive step towards the final overall agreement. within the press conference that has spoken about many of the important issues surrounding Brexit including immigration the control Britain has over its own laws and regaining control over fishing waters that Britain owns.
First to speak with animals journalists with French politician Barnier who said Britain had agreed to continue following all Brussels laws for the years following the official Brexit date of March 2019 in what has been pinned as a transitional period. However would not be able to challenge or make decisions on that law itself.
Within the same speech Barnier also briefly mentioned that the United Kingdom will no longer participate in EU decision-making processes because after the 30th of March 2019 it will no longer be a member state he won on to say nonetheless it will preserve all the benefits and advantages of the single market and Customs Union and European policies and will, therefore, be required to respect all European laws and rules just like member states do.
Garnier went on to mention that Britain would have no control over immigration during the transition period with all European Union citizens coming to the United Kingdom through the period having full rights forever under what is now being called a new Resident status saying this would give citizens legal certainty.
for many people will see this as a massive setback on the road to a successful Brexit as it definitely seems that as Time Goes On David Davis is almost pandering to the EU’s requests and then, in turn, is ensuring the UK doesn’t get the best out of the situation that it is in.