Theresa May is holding intense meetings with senior ministers after a settlement on the Brexit draft withdrawal text was reached in Brussels Tuesday. The Cabinet will meet at 2pm Wednesday to consider the draft. And if cabinet members decide to approve the text, a Brexit summit may be arranged at the end of November to sign off the deal.
March 29, 2019: The UK is expected to leave the European Union at 11pm.
November 14, 2018: Key meeting of Theresa May’s cabinet to discuss whether to approve the Brexit draft agreement.
November 13, 2018: Brexit withdrawal text agreed with Brussel.
October 29, 2018: The last Budget before the UK leaves the EU is presented.
September 19-20, 2018: An informal summit is held in Salzburg.
August 23, 2018: The first collection of technical notices providing guidance on how to prepare for a no-deal Brexit is published.
July 24, 2018: The White Paper on future UK-EU relations is published.
July 9, 2018: David Davis resigns as Secretary of State and is replaced by Dominic Raab.
July 6, 2018: The Cabinet meets at Chequers to agree a collective position for Brexit negotiations with the EU.
June 26, 2018: The European Union Withdrawal Bill receives Royal Assent and becomes an Act of Parliament: the European Union (Withdrawal) Act.
March 19, 2018: The amended Draft Withdrawal Agreement is published.
March 2, 2018: Theresa May gives a speech on the UK’s future economic partnership with the EU.
April 18, 2017: Theresa May calls a General Election to be held on June 8 2017.
March 30, 2017: The government publishes the Great Repeal Bill White Paper.
March 29, 2017: In writing to European Council President Donald Tusk, Prime Minister Theresa May formally triggered Article 50 and began the two-year countdown to the UK
formally leaving the EU.
March 16, 2017: European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Act received Royal Assent.
February 2, 2017: Government publishes its Brexit White Paper and officially set out its strategy for how the UK will leave the EU.
January 26, 2017: The British government publishes the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill
January 24, 2017: Supreme Court rejects the Government’s appeal of the Gina Miller case.
January 17, 2017: Theresa May set out the Government’s ‘Plan for Britain’ and the priorities that the UK will use to negotiate Brexit.
November 3, 2016: The Gina Miller case, where the Guyanese-British business owner initiated the 2016 R (Miller and Dos Santos) v Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union court case against the British government over its authority to implement Brexit without approval from Parliament is judged by the High Court. The Government also announces it will appeal against the decision.
October 2, 2016: Theresa May announces a ‘Great Repeal Bill’ and confirms Article 50 will be triggered before the end of March 2017.
July 13, 2016: Theresa May becomes Britain new Prime Minister.
June 24, 2016: Then Prime Minister David Cameron announces his plan to resign as Head of State.
June 23, 2016: Referendum on whether the UK should stay or leave the European Union. The majority of the UK electorate voted to leave.