Sunday

20th Aug 2017

Ticker

EU medicines agency needs more time to assess Brexit impact

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) is "currently finalising" a report on how relocation after Brexit will affect the currently London-based agency, a spokeswoman told EUobserver. The European Parliament adopted a text earlier this year saying "an impact assessment including remedial solutions should be available by the end of the first quarter of 2017" – eleven weeks ago. The EMA said it will not make the impact assessment public.

Brexit realities dawn in UK

Just over a year after a small majority voted for Britain to leave the EU, new realities are dawning on both the in and the out camps.

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