Payments by the UK to meet the estimated £8.6 billion liability for its share of EU staff pensions and post-employment sickness benefits could last until at least 2064.
This is according to the June 2018 report from the Public Accounts Committee on the estimated value of Brexit.
Brexit has proffered an opportunity for official and academic expressions of imperial pride and proposals to rehabilitate colonialism as a political project. This is according to an article by Nadine El‐Enany in the summer 2018 edition of the IPPR Progressive Review
Since 1918, 490 women have been elected to parliament. In 2018, there are 209 women MPs. For every woman currently in the House of Commons, there are twice as many men. A visual essay by 50:50 Parliament illustrates the history of gender representation in the House of Commons, with detailed demographics and policy implications.
47% of Britons think that immigration has a “good” impact on the economy – 14% higher than two years earlier The 35th edition of the NatCen British Social Attitudes survey asks: How will Britain navigate the global, social, economic and Brexit challenges of the near future?
Many supporters of Remain or Leave have portrayed the distributional effects of Brexit as straightforwardly positive or negative. In fact, the potential effects of Brexit on inequality are complex and multifaceted. A July 2018 report by the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) looks at how leaving the EU could impact on inequalities across income groups, …
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A July 2018 House of Commons publication compiles a reading list of briefings on Brexit since the EU Referendum on 23 June 2016.
We are at 75%, but the last 25% is the hardest. This is what David Davis MP, the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union said on the progress of the UK’s negotiations on EU Withdrawal. The June 2018 report (pdf) by the Exiting the European Union Committee gives the latest details on Brexit negotiations from …
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The UK Government is beginning to understand the costs and compromises that will be needed to achieve a successful outcome in Brexit negotiations. This is according to a June 2018 report by the House of Lords EU Select Committee on UK-EU relations after Brexit.
We want a UK where hardworking LGBT+ Brits do not find their existing rights diluted, or fall behind European workers in the future.
This is a statement is from the May 2018 briefing on Brexit and LGBT+ rights by the Trade Union Congress (TUC).
Scottish politics is in a state of flux and the referendums on Scottish independence in 2014, and then Britain’s EU membership in 2016, have created new dividing lines in politics.
This is according to the May 2018 report by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation on the role of low-income Scottish voters on Brexit, the general election and Indyref.