On Thursday 30 June, the Institute for Government held the first in a series of Brexit events. This one focused on the implications of the UK’s decision to leave the EU for Whitehall. Oliver Ilott sets out four questions to which we now have at least partial answers.
The EU referendum campaign distracted politicians from the business of government, and the result will have further impact on the Government’s existing plans. Daniel Thornton looks at the implications.
Since Britain’s vote to leave the EU, the focus has been on the economic impact and the ensuing political turmoil. But a series of major government projects, urgent decisions and on-going policy priorities have been thrown into uncertainty. Emma Norris looks at what has happened to them.
David Cameron said that he would ‘steady the ship’ in the months he remained as Prime Minister. While he may be wishing to take a back seat in terms of Brexit handling, he is still Prime Minister and chairs Cabinet. Catherine Haddon examines the role he now needs to play.
The Prime Minister has outlined the way in which the Civil Service will begin to support the negotiations to leave the European Union (EU). Robyn Munro identifies four things the Civil Service will need to do this effectively.
The UK Government, following the result of the referendum, is committed to leaving the European Union. Julian McCrae looks at what Brexit means for the country’s leadership – both political and in the Civil Service.