There has been no attempt by the Government to build consensus on future migration policy despite the fact that the issue was subject to heated, divisive and at times misleading debate during the referendum campaign in 2016.
This is from the July 2018 interim report (pdf) from the House of Commons Home Affairs Committee which warns all those involved in the Brexit debate not to exploit or escalate tensions over immigration in the run up to withdrawal agreement.
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Until such time as the UK formally leaves the EU, the existing social security rules continue to apply and entitlements remain unchanged. The situation once the UK is no longer part of Europe will depend on the outcome of negotiations
This is from the July 2018 briefing from House of Commons on the potential implications of Brexit on private pension.
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Brexit is a critical moment in which gender relations are being reshaped.
An article on women, equality and the EU referendum by Julie MacLeavy, University of Bristol, published in July 2018 emphasizes the risks of Brexit for both women and gender equality.
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Just like the 2008 financial crisis, Brexit could be an opportunity to re-assert the centrality of core values such as equality and diversity. And yet, neither the UK government nor the EU have acknowledged their respective role in ensuring socio-economic rights in a post-Brexit settlement.
This is from our second contributor, Professor Roberta Guerrina at the University of Surrey who questions the exclusion of feminist voices from the Brexit negotiations.
Continue reading “EDF Gendering Brexit Blog series: “Don’t Worry, Women’s Rights and Equality are Already Embedded within our Legal Framework” – A Feminist Reading of Brexit Myths and Narratives”
The House of Commons Library have published a research briefing on “Retained EU Law” which will created by the EU (Withdrawal) Act 2018.
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‘Not many of us anticipated that leaving the EU could have an impact upon thousands of working parents and carers, but it will.’
Professor Eugenia Caracciolo di Torella writes about the impact of Brexit on working parents and carers in a July 2018 article for The UK in a Changing Europe.
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A key consideration of the EU negotiations should be the lived experiences of younger generations living in the UK.
The July 2018 report by Common Vision on millennials and Brexit provides a comprehensive and comparative picture of the attitudes and priorities of young people.
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160,000 households in the UK are homeless; by 2041 this could be close to 400,000.
This is according to a July 2018 report by WPI Economics, for Crisis UK and HomelessLink, on how Brexit could affect homelessness.
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The Exiting the European Union Committee have published a July 2018 report on UK and EU citizens’ rights after Brexit.
It calls for urgent clarification from the EU27 on the status of UK citizens in each Member State, the application processes and what will happen in the event of a ‘no deal’.
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‘Discussions about the potential impact of Brexit have focused on the NHS. There has been comparatively less attention paid to the social care sector.’
A June 2018 research study by the Scottish Government and Ipsos MORI looks at the contribution of non-UK EU social care workers in Scotland.
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