22 December 2017

Negotiating and implementing the UK’s withdrawal from the EU is the Government’s most important job over the coming years. But Brexit rarely features in its Single Departmental Plans, says Lewis Lloyd.

20 December 2017

Staff turnover in the civil service is a constant problem. But we should be particularly concerned about the rate of churn in the department managing Brexit, argues Jill Rutter.

22 November 2017

In the Budget, the Chancellor gave money to Brexit, the NHS and housing. Bronwen Maddox looks at how the announcements stack up, saying he cannot afford to be this generous for long.

10 November 2017

Brexit spending is being micro-managed by the Treasury. The Chancellor must relax the purse strings and use the Budget to properly fund Brexit preparations, argues Joe Owen.

07 November 2017

The changing membership of Cabinet committees indicates that the Government is gearing up for the second phase of the Brexit negotiations, argues Jill Rutter.

19 September 2017

The latest changes in Brexit personnel solve one problem but create a host more, argues Jill Rutter. 

24 August 2017

The Department for Exiting the EU has issued a slew of Brexit papers over the last two weeks. Jill Rutter tries to work out what they tell us about the Government’s approach.

06 July 2017

The Repeal Bill is the centrepiece of the Government’s legislative agenda for Brexit. Marcus Shepheard considers how the uncertainty it creates can be managed with smart drafting and effective scrutiny.

09 June 2017

This is supposed to be the Brexit election. But Jill Rutter says we don’t know much more about the prospects for Brexit from the Labour and Conservative manifestos.

18 April 2017

Theresa May has announced her intention to hold a general election on 8 June. Oliver Ilott argues that this will have more impact on the domestic programme for Brexit than on the international negotiations.

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