What does the EU (Withdrawal) Bill mean for Wales and devolution?

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On 13 July 2017, the UK Government introduced the EU (Withdrawal) Bill into the UK Parliament. The Bill – which was formerly referred to as the Great Repeal Bill or Repeal Bill – aims to make the changes the UK Government considers necessary to law in the UK in preparation for the UK’s exit from the EU.

The White Paper leading to the Bill, Legislating for the United Kingdom’s Withdrawal from the European Union, was published on 30 March 2017. You can read more about it in our blog.

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New Publication: Woodland creation in European countries

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Woodland cover in Europe ranges from 1% in Malta to 75% in Finland, with an average of 44% (or 37% within the EU). This briefing provides information on woodland creation policies in European countries with low woodland cover, focusing in particular on the UK and near neighbour countries.

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Safeguarding the position of EU citizens living in the UK and UK nationals living in the EU – what does the UK propose?

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This article is produced by the National Assembly for Wales’ European and Constitutional Affairs research team as part of its work to keep Members and stakeholders up to date and informed on the ongoing negotiations on Brexit. This is part two of a two part blog on the UK Government’s Safeguarding the position of EU citizens living in the UK and UK nationals living in the EU policy paper. The first was published on 29 June and provided some background and context to this stage of the negotiations. This article sets out some of the key aspects of the UK Government’s recent policy paper.

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