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.

01 November 2017

The Brexit Secretary says that no matter what happens with EU negotiations, “we will have some sort of basic deal”. Alex Stojanovic argues that even the most basic deal will be difficult to agree and disruptive to trade.

20 October 2017

The European Council’s endorsement of its pre-prepared conclusions hand the Prime Minister sufficient encouragement to see her through to December. But Jill Rutter argues the next meeting will prove a tougher test.

16 October 2017

Labour’s Sir Keir Starmer and the Conservatives’ Ken Clarke both say that Parliament should reject a ‘no deal’ outcome on Brexit. Raphael Hogarth argues that this is an issue on which parliamentarians are less powerful than they might hope.

12 October 2017

David Davis and Michel Barnier agree that citizens’ rights should have “direct effect” after Brexit, but Raphael Hogarth argues that it is still far from clear that the UK has found a way to break the deadlock on enforcement.

28 September 2017

Theresa May’s Florence speech has given a new impetus to the Brexit talks. Jill Rutter looks at what we know after round four of the negotiations.

21 September 2017

As the Prime Minister attempts to take back control of Brexit in Florence tomorrow, everyone will be looking to see if she can take back control of her party too, argues Joe Owen. 

19 September 2017

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

29 August 2017

The shape of a Brexit transition deal the UK might seek is becoming a bit clearer, but Jill Rutter says there is still a question mark over whether one is on offer.

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.

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