Asked if the royal couple had followed the rules, the spokesman said: « I make the general point is that we have defined the regionalized step-by-step system, which is now in effect, and the guidelines we are asking people for. » The Prime Minister is due to go to Brussels tomorrow to reach an agreement on the line. The UK government insists that its proposed legislation, which would end part of the Brexit divorce deal – which is contrary to international law – is an « insurance policy ». She crossed her first parliamentary hurdle on Monday. The Withdrawal Agreement also provides for the United Kingdom to leave the Convention establishing the Statute for the European Schools, with the United Kingdom being bound by the Convention and the accompanying rules relating to accredited European Schools until the end of the last academic year of the transition period, i.e. the end of the spring semester 2020-2021 . to continue to speak until the last possible moment, indicating that MPs may have to cancel their modest Christmas plans to get an agreement ratified before the transition is complete. Read also: Will Boris Johnson sink the UK`s Brexit exit deal? On the EU side, the European Parliament also approved the ratification of the agreement on 29 January 2020 and the Council of the European Union approved the conclusion of the agreement on 30 January 2020 by email.  Accordingly, the European Union also deposited its instrument of ratification of the Agreement on 30 January 2020, thus concluding the Agreement and brought it into force on the date of the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the Union, on 31 January 2020, at 11 p.m GMT. The Withdrawal Agreement provides for a transitional period until 31 December 2020, during which the United Kingdom will remain in the internal market to ensure smooth trade until a long-term relationship is agreed.
In the absence of an agreement on that date, the UK will leave the internal market on 1 January 2021 without a trade agreement. The Withdrawal Agreement is closely linked to a non-binding political declaration on the future relationship between the EU and the UK. . . .