21 June 2017

Minority government can work surprisingly effectively, argues Akash Paun, but the Government will need to change its approach if it is to pass the necessary Brexit legislation through Parliament before the clock runs out.

20 June 2017

The Government finally snared its Chief Trade Negotiation Adviser. That, Jill Rutter argues, is a good first step to building a new specialist trade profession.

19 June 2017

The exit bill is one element in the Brexit negotiations starting today. But, Jill Rutter argues, money may be the UK’s best negotiating card.

09 June 2017

The decision by Theresa May to seek to form a government with support from Ulster’s Democratic Unionists will have implications for the way she negotiates Brexit, Jill Rutter argues.

09 June 2017

Bronwen Maddox says the election result means there will be pressure for a much “softer” version of Brexit.

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.

08 June 2017

Theresa May said that one reason for the snap election was to strengthen her mandate and tackle those still opposed to Brexit. Dr Catherine Haddon looks at how this applies to the House of Lords.

08 June 2017

While UK politicians have been in full election swing, Brussels has been busy preparing for the Brexit negotiations. It is the EU’s proposals that will now start to shape the debate, writes Anton Spisak.

06 June 2017

One of the consequences of Brexit is that trade policy is a suitable subject for electioneering. As the Conservatives promote their proposal to reconvene the Board of Trade, Jill Rutter says this is the start of trade as an election issue.  

02 June 2017

Devolution is not a major theme of the election campaign. But with significant uncertainty hanging over the constitution, there are four big questions a new government will have to address. Akash Paun discusses what the manifestos say.

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