UK.gov finally adds Galileo and Copernicus to the Brexit divorce bill

Brexit | analysis September 11 2018 12:01am The TimesBrexit Is there light at the end of the tunnel?Oliver Wright Policy Editor

Brexit | analysis September 11 2018 12:01am The TimesBrexit Is there light at the end of the tunnel?Oliver Wright Policy Editor

Erasmus+ students - The UK government will cover the payment of awards to UK applicants for all successful Erasmus+ bids before March 29 2019.

The Prime Minister said the United Kingdom was clear it would withdraw United Kingdom support for Galileo unless it received assurances of close collaboration post-Brexit, adding: "This is not an idle threat to achieve our negotiating objectives".

"In addition, you would continue to enjoy the reciprocal rights associated with the common travel area in the same way that British citizens in Ireland would if there is no deal".

Shadow Brexit Secretary Keir Starmer rubbished today's announcements, saying: "The only reason the Government is talking about No Deal is because the Tory civil war on Europe prevents the Prime Minister from negotiating a good deal".

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"There's no deal without the whole deal", he wrote.

Opponents of Brexit fear that leaving the bloc will weaken what remains of Britain's global influence, further undermine its reputation as a haven for investment and hurt the economy for years to come.

"There would be risks and some short-term disruption".

Currently, mergers which meet EU turnover thresholds and many cases of anti-competitive conduct which affect the United Kingdom are handled by the European Commission, with remaining cases handled by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) or sector regulators in the United Kingdom, such as Ofcom.

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According to guidelines published by the United Kingdom government, in a no-deal scenario the costs that European Union mobile operators would be able to charge United Kingdom operators for providing roaming services would no longer be regulated after March 2019.

The government said that while British companies and academics could not bid for future work, it was seeking clarity from the European Union about the status of UK-based Copernicus contracts which run past next March's exit date.

British businesses, for example, would have to rush to ensure they could still receive personal data about European customers, while many manufacturers would need to have their exported products retested by EU safety regulators.

For the United Kingdom space industry, adaption will indeed be the name of the game as the "unlikely" no-deal scenario creeps ever closer.

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The EU directive which capped the prices mobile phone operators could charge each other will no longer apply to the United Kingdom after Brexit. "It had been anticipated that a deal might have facilitated a more sensible outcome that involved the United Kingdom courts and competition authorities having "due regard" to CJEU rulings, but it is clear that a "no deal" scenario increases the risk of potential future divergence".

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