The European Commission has published two draft position papers on the Article 50 negotiations. The draft position papers cover:

  • essential principles on citizens’ rights. The position paper discusses how the EU wants to protect the rights of EU citizens after Brexit; and
  • essential principles on financial settlement. The position paper discusses a single financial settlement in relation to the EU budget, the UK’s termination of membership from all bodies and institutions established by the EU Treaties and the UK’s participation in specific funds and facilities related to EU policies.

View Draft EU position papers on Article 50 negotiations, 29 May 2017