In November 2018, a day after the UK government cabinet presented and supported the deal, several members of the government resigned, including Dominic Raab, Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union.  On 23 January 2020, the UK Parliament approved the draft Agreement (European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Act 2020). Following the signing of the Agreement, the Government of the United Kingdom issued and deposited the instrument of ratification of Great Britain on 29 January 2020.   The agreement was ratified by the Council of the European Union on 30 January 2020 after obtaining the consent of the European Parliament on 29 January 2020. The withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the Union entered into force on 11.m. GMT on 31 January 2020, and on that date the Withdrawal Agreement pursuant to Article 185 entered into force. March 2018 Adopt guidelines for the framework for the future relationship between the EU and the UK. The Commission and the UK Government agreed on the draft Withdrawal Agreement at the level of the negotiations. On 22 November 2018, they agreed on the Political Declaration, which sets out the framework for the future relationship between the EU and the UK. .