Breixt identities polarized Britons

The UK is increasingly polarized by Brexit identities and they seem to have become stronger than party identities, a new academic report finds. Only one in 16 (1-16) people did not have a Brexit identity, while more than one in five( 1-5) said they had no party identity. “This report highlights the fundamental divisions Brexit…

May in dire need of EU concessions

A new report from academic think tank The UK in a Changing Europe explains what trading on WTO terms would really mean. “Parliament has begun perhaps its most important peace-time deliberation. A lot of MPs are claiming that trading with the EU on WTO terms would be an acceptable outcome. The report investigates this claim…

UK assesses ‘no-deal’ effects

The UK government continues issue warnings of “no-deal” Brexit would be damaging fo the economy, but acknowledged that Prime Minister Theresa May’s  draft approved by the EU, but opposed by many of her own political family, would also leave the economy worse off than staying in the EU. The Brexit Deal for jobs and our…

Half of Britons expect exit without deal

A major new survey by the Policy Institute at King’s College London, in partnership with Ipsos MORI and the UK in a Changing Europe, reveals what the public think will happen in the Brexit negotiations, and the impact of leaving the EU on key issues over the following five years: 44% of the public expect the UK to leave…

Countdown to Brexit

“The parliamentary approval process for Brexit is going to be complex and possibly lengthy, a new report by academic think tank The UK in a Changing Europe and the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law finds.The Brexit Endgame comes out on the day marking six months to Brexit. It leaves the politics to one side…

‘Severe’ impact of hard Brexit

A no deal Brexit will have a potentially large impact across a wide range of sectors and regions a new report by academic think tank The UK in a Changing Europe finds. The report, Cost of No Deal Revisited, finds a chaotic Brexit – where the UK fails to sign a withdrawal agreement – would generate short-term uncertainties…

PM expected to make “clear choices”

A detailed assessment of what the government must address in its Brexit white paper has been carried out by academic think tank The UK in a Changing Europe. “To reduce uncertainty, which the Prime Minister promised to do since January 2017, she needs to make clear choices. Economically, there is much to be gained from…

UK and Ireland face similar Brexit trade challenges

he United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland face similar trade-related exposures to Brexit a new report by academic think tank The UK in a Changing Europe finds. 930 start for those who have registered. 930 livestream start for those who haven’t https://t.co/EEYO8pxKNN — Anand Menon (@anandMenon1) May 21, 2018 The report – Brexit and the…

UK scientists on Brexit talks dynamics

Professor Anand Menon, director of The UK in a Changing Europe, said: “As the old saying has it, nothing is agreed until everything is agreed. Significant progress has clearly been made particularly on citizens’ rights but let’s not kid ourselves. Problems remain. The Irish circle remains to be squared and at some point it will become clear that…

Florence speech: Tone positive, problems unresolved

Professors Anand Menon and Jonathan Portes, The UK in a Changing Europe: Tone positive, problems unresolved: The speech marked a shift in tone from the PM towards the EU and indeed EU citizens in the UK. And her words on the so-called ‘Brexit bill’ may open the way to progress on this issue. But on the…