On 31 January 31 2020 the United Kingdom (UK) left the European Union (EU). On 24 December 2020, EU and UK negotiators had agreed on the Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) establishing the terms for future EU-UK cooperation. To minimise disruption, the agreement has been provisionally applied since 1 January 2021. On 28 April the European Parliament formally approved the EU-UK trade and cooperation agreement.

Brexit will lead to a significant change in the UK’s relationship with Flanders.

On you can find an overview of the thematic consequences related to the competences of the Government of Flanders. 

For information on the rights of EU citizens in the UK, you can either go to the website of the Embassy of Belgium and the Delegation of the European Union to the United Kingdom.

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