Research

What does the Supreme Court's ruling mean for British parliamentary sovereignty?

Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska
25 January 2017
The Supreme Court ruled that Theresa May needs to ask Parliament for its consent to notify of the UK's intention to leave the EU.

Where will Donald Trump take the world?

20 January 2017
Donald Trump has been sworn in as 45th President of the United States, and delivered a short but savage inaugural address. If he means what he says, he is going to do enormous damage both to the US and to the rest of the world.
What free movement means to Europe and why it matters to Britain

What free movement means to Europe and why it matters to Britain

19 January 2017
Britain and the EU-27 view migration very differently. That could complicate the Brexit and free trade negotiations.

Will the new president of the European Parliament make any difference to the Brexit talks?

Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska
18 January 2017
The European Parliament (EP) yesterday elected Antonio Tajani, an Italian MEP from the centre-right European People’s Party (EPP), as its new president.

What does Theresa May’s speech tell us about how Britain will leave the EU?

17 January 2017
Until now, Theresa May’s government has avoided being open about the trade-offs that Brexit entails: the more that Britain restores sovereignty, the greater the economic costs.

What does Theresa May's speech tell us about how Britain will leave the EU?

17 January 2017
Theresa May has decided on a hard Brexit, putting sovereignty ahead of economics. She thinks the negotiations will take only two years, but they will take longer.