The Government’s recent digital strategy says little about Brexit. Joe Owen says that technology should be front and centre of post-Brexit systems and services, but at the moment risks being seen as a distraction.
Hilary Benn MP believes the Home Office faces a serious challenge in attempting to register the three million EU residents currently living in the UK. Euan McCarthy explains the scale of that challenge.
The Government will publish a Brexit white paper but Jill Rutter argues that for it to be any use, it needs to give Parliament a proper basis for agreeing to trigger Article 50. That means it needs to be informative, timely – and published before the debate.
There are calls for the Government to produce a Brexit white paper – an official statement of policy, often produced before introducing legislation. Jill Rutter argues that it would be good practice but not necessarily enlightening.
The Prime Minister confirmed there will be a parliamentary vote on the final Brexit deal. The Supreme Court may require Parliament to vote before Article 50 is triggered. But Dr Hannah White isn’t convinced that a vote will actually enable Parliament to influence what happens.
The Prime Minister’s speech will be interpreted as the opening exchange in the Brexit negotiations. Marking that speech against the best practice of international negotiations, Oliver Ilott says it will help her to get a better deal.