What has been presented as an endgame is really just the beginning of the process and what is being described as the 'transition' or 'implementation' period, says Michael Keating, is really the time in which the real negotiation of what Brexit means will take place.
Prof Stephen Tierney and Dr Alexandra Remond
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In the aftermath of the most recent EU Council meeting, the prospect of the UK’s exit from the European Union without a withdrawal agreement looms larger than ever. As Welsh ministers warn of the ‘catastrophic’ risks of such an outcome, the coming months will be a crucial test for intergovernmental relations between Cardiff and Westminster and for the wider territorial constitution.