The next Prime Minister must ensure we are out of the EU by 31st October, deal or no deal

If the most recent polling is to be believed, Thursday’s unintended and unwanted European Parliament elections will have been a disaster for the Conservative Party. We may well fail to have a single MEP returned. The Labour vote, too, will have been drastically reduced, as voters abandon the two main parties, principally in favour of … Read moreThe next Prime Minister must ensure we are out of the EU by 31st October, deal or no deal

Andrea Leadsom quits Cabinet over government’s handling of Brexit – her resignation letter in full

Andrea Leadsom, Leader of the House of Common, has sensationally resigned from the Government over its handling of Brexit, in particular how Theresa May’s latest Brexit offer could end up “willingly facilitating” a second referendum and how “recent Brexit-related legislative proposals have not been properly scrutinised or approved by Cabinet members” as a result of … Read moreAndrea Leadsom quits Cabinet over government’s handling of Brexit – her resignation letter in full

What do Europeans know about the EU before they go to the polls?

Voters across Europe are set to go to the polls for European Parliament elections on 23-26 May, but how much do citizens really know about how the EU works? Florian Stoeckel (University of Exeter) presents findings from a new survey of citizens in France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Spain, and Sweden. He writes that while the … Read moreWhat do Europeans know about the EU before they go to the polls?

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