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Department for Exiting the European Union written question – answered on 15th January 2020.

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Photo of Geraint Davies Geraint Davies Labour, Swansea West

What recent assessment he has made of the potential effect of the length of the transition period on the outcome of negotiations with the EU on the future relationship between the UK and the EU.

Photo of James Duddridge James Duddridge The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union

As set out in the Political Declaration, both the UK and EU have committed to reaching an agreement on our future relationship by the end of 2020. This is in everyone’s interests.

As set out in the Withdrawal Agreement Bill, we will not be extending the Implementation Period beyond 2020.

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