Most agree that leaving the EU would entail a negotiating period of at least two years, as set out in Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. But, argue Frank Vibert and Gunnar Beck, this is not a certainty. If a Brexit vote – combined with a Commons majority in favour of Leave – were deemed to constitute ‘a fundamental change of circumstances’ under the UN’s Vienna convention on the Law of Treaties, Britain could leave the EU immediately. They set out a timetable that would see Britain lea...
Public Law analysis: Dr Gunnar Beck, barrister at 1 Essex Court, considers the possible impact the negotiations around the proposed new settlement for the UK within the EU could have for in-work benefits paid to EU migrant workers.
What are the key changes that have been proposed in this area?
Draft decision of the Heads of State or Government, meeting within the European Council, concerning a new settlement for the United Kingdom within the European Union