The House of Commons Library has published a briefing for the 18 July 2018 debate; ‘The Future Relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union’.
The Government has published a white paper on the future relationship between the UK and the European Union on 12 July 2018 which proposes a ‘principled and practical’ 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
“Xenophobic populism and hate speech have continued to rise in 2017, with high levels of migration and challenges of integration, religious extremism, terrorist attacks and the austerity-driven socio-economic climate observed all over Europe.”
This is according to the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI), in their annual report for 2017.
The Brexit negotiations remind us that gender, racial and class inequality in the top echelons of policymaking remains alive and kicking.
At the start of the Brexit negotiations in June 2017, Columba Achilleos-Sarll writes asks “Where are the women?” in an article for the UCL Brexit blog.
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, geographies, genders and ethnicities.
A July 2018 House of Commons publication compiles a reading list of briefings on Brexit since the EU Referendum on 23 June 2016.
We must widen understanding about the impact on women otherwise those who are disadvantaged the most by reason of ethnicity, class, income and citizenship will be truly left behind by Brexit.
This is according to a June 2018 article by PolicyBristol Hub which summarises discussions from a symposium on women’s equality and Brexit.
‘Women in the UK and gender experts have been distinctly under-represented both in the Brexit referendum campaign and in the ongoing negotiations for the withdrawal of the UK from the EU’, writes Barbara Helfferich in the first of our Gender and Brexit blog series.
The UK was ranked ninth out of 28 countries for the size of its social protection expenditure in 2015.
This is according to ONS data published in June 2018 on social protection in the UK and how it compares with selected European countries in 2015.