Leaders of largest companies most pessimistic, Institute of Directors survey suggests Original source: https://www.ft.com/content/2ed10d30-0910-11e9-9fe8-acdb36967cfc
Archbishop of Canterbury calls for end to ‘the languages of hatred and tribalism’ weeks after urging people to show restraint while discussing Brexit; Cardinal Vincent Nichols says UK faces time of uncertainty and ‘absence of consensus’, while Pope calls for ‘fraternity’ Original source: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/religious-leaders-brexit-tribalism-division-christmas-message-archbishop-canterbury-justin-welby-a8699036.html
Delay is likely, Eurosceptics’ power is limited and the backstop is still the big issue Original source: https://www.ft.com/content/55f8c34c-03b3-11e9-99df-6183d3002ee1
While the scheduled date of Brexit is fast approaching, the British public debate, which is focused on the current state of the exit negotiations and the outlooks for the future relationship, mainly represents the UK’s point of view. This is why the LSE European Institute and the LSE School of Public Policy jointly hosted a … Read moreEurope Beyond Brexit: what’s next?
London will no longer be able to use veto to keep current limit for small companies Original source: https://www.ft.com/content/890fcaea-077e-11e9-9fe8-acdb36967cfc
To mark the holiday season, we’ve compiled a list of six of some of our most-read posts from the past year. 1. Brexit has become unnegotiable. Theresa May has a constitutional duty to admit that truth 2. ‘We don’t exist to them, do we?’: why working-class people voted for Brexit 3. Brexit has the semblance of a … Read moreLSE Brexit’s 2018 holiday reading list
Last weeks have seen the UK Parliament knee-deep in Brexit related debates, all of which stem from 2016’s non-binding referendum. Erik P. Bucy writes the current rancour in the UK over Brexit is reminiscent of California’s difficult experience with its anti-immigration Proposition 187, which had been strategically pushed by a Republican Governor in 1994. He argues that … Read moreThe Brexit mess shows how the UK’s referendum process could learn from California’s ballot initiatives
The fractious debate on Brexit underlines Lord Ashdown’s longstanding belief; pro-European Labour and Tory MPs have more in common with each other and the Lib Dems than with the leadership of their own party Original source: http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/paddy-ashdown-death-brexit-lib-dems-radical-centrism-jeremy-corbyn-labour-a8697106.html