14 December 2018

After an 18-month delay, the Government is due to publish its immigration white paper next week. Joe Owen argues it should scrap the migration target and finally be honest.

04 December 2018

The Attorney General confirmed what was obvious from the Withdrawal Agreement: there is no unilateral exit from the Irish backstop. All the possible exit routes all have problems, says Jill Rutter.

27 November 2018

The European Commission is investing time and effort into a bilateral relationship with Australia. Jill Rutter says that they are not leaving a lot of room for ‘Global Britain’.

08 November 2018

Alex Stojanovic argues that it is EU law, not WTO rules, that matters in the event of a no deal Brexit.

01 November 2018

There is no excuse for the appalling show put on by Caroline Nokes and her officials at the select committee earlier this week. Jill Rutter says the Government now needs to put out its definitive advice on EU citizens after Brexit immediately to rectify the damage.

18 October 2018

The Prime Minister is considering an extension to the 21-month transition period that will follow withdrawal from the EU. Joe Owen argues that it won’t solve the Irish problem, but an extra 12 months is still an offer worth having.

28 September 2018

Even with 76 ‘no deal notices’, Tim Durrant warns there are still many outstanding issues the Government needs to address before the UK can be ready for a no deal Brexit.

18 September 2018

Many forecasts of the consequences of a no deal Brexit have concentrated on the longer-term ‘big picture’. Gemma Tetlow applauds the IMF for pointing out how disruptive it could be in the short term unless softened by a number of side deals.

23 August 2018

The Government is laying out how the country can prepare for a ‘no deal’ Brexit. But Tim Durrant says this is only the beginning of no deal preparation – big questions remain over citizens’ rights and, of course, the Northern Ireland border.  

19 July 2018

The EU has published a document spelling out the consequences of there being no Brexit agreement by the end of March next year. Jill Rutter sets out the issues the Government needs to address in response.

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