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  • 10/04/2019

    Spain advocates agreed extension for Brexit that guarantees unity of EU-27 and an orderly withdrawal

    Thursday 11 April 2019

    The President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, travelled to Brussels on Wednesday to take part in the Article 50 Extraordinary European Council at which the Heads of State and Government tackled the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union.

  • 1/04/2019

    Communication from the Secretariat-General of the European Commission

    Tuesday 9 April 2019

    ​For your information, the Europe Direct Contact Centre (EDCC, tel. 00 800 67891011) has a reinforced its call centre service for citizens, businesses and other stakeholders to deal with questions related to Brexit. The opening hours of the EDCC have been extended to the weekend, accepting queries in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish between 09:00 and 18:00 CET.

  • 5/04/2019

    Creation of the Consulate-General in Manchester

    Friday 5 April 2019

    The Council of Ministers has approved a Royal Decree with the aim of creating a Consular Office of Spain in Manchester, with the category of consulate-general, answering to Spain's Permanent Diplomatic Mission in the United Kingdom. Its jurisdiction extends over the regions of North West England (except for Cumbria), North and West Yorkshire, East Wales and West Midlands, East and South Yorkshire and the Isle of Man.

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    Brexit preparedness: EU completes preparations for possible "no-deal" scenario on 12 April

    Monday 25 March 2019

    As it is increasingly likely that the United Kingdom will leave the European Union without a deal on 12 April, the European Commission has today completed its "no-deal" preparations.

  • 22/03/2019

    Instructions authorising British nationals to reside and work in Spain in case of a no-deal Brexit

    Friday 22 March 2019

    The Spanish Council of Ministers has approved Instructions to authorise the right of UK nationals who are resident in Spain before Brexit to live and work here in case of a no-deal Brexit.

  • 21/03/2019

    Spain advocates Brexit agreement that safeguards legal certainty of EU

    Thursday 21 March 2019

    The President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, travelled to Brussels to take part in the European Council of Heads of State and Government on 21 and 22 March, which is addressing the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union, and which is also expected to adopt conclusions on such matters as jobs, growth and the competitiveness of the EU, climate change and the fight against fake news in the context of the upcoming European and national elections.

  • 21/03/2019

    Pedro Sánchez argues that Theresa May should be heard out before taking a decision on Brexit

    Thursday 21 March 2019

    The President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, stressed the importance of this meeting for the future of the European Union, upon his arrival at the headquarters of the European Council. The key, he stated, is to listen to the opinion of the British Prime Minister, Theresa May, in order to decide on the extension that the United Kingdom is requesting for its withdrawal from the EU.

  • 13/03/2019

    Prepared for Brexit

    Wednesday 13 March 2019

    ​The Government of Spain's highest priority has remained constant: to provide rigour, certainty and security in this process, particularly to citizens and economic actors.

  • 12/03/2019

    Spain leads European strategy to prevent crop and livestock farmers from suffering after Brexit

    Tuesday 12 March 2019

    The President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, travelled to Cantabria to visit the Altamira Caves and the 'Jesús Collado Soto' National Cattle Market in Torrelavega. Following a tour with the town's mayor, José Manuel Cruz, the President of the Government informed Cantabrian farmers about the Spanish strategy to defend a strong Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) in Europe based on the demand that crop and livestock farmers should not pay the consequences of Brexit.

  • 11/03/2019

    Spanish Ministry of Work, Migration and Social Security launches website page with information for the public about Brexit

    Monday 11 March 2019

    Ahead of the upcoming withdrawal by the United Kingdom from the European Union (29 March, or later if the European Union and the United Kingdom agree to a postponement), the Ministry of Work, Migration and Social Security has launched an information page on its website about protection for the rights of those citizens who exercise the right to free movement before Brexit.