Explainers • June 2016

In-depth explanations of key Brexit issues

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A three minute guide on democracy and sovereignty

Introduction Much of the referendum campaign has focused on the practical consequences of the UK leaving the…

17 June 2016
Various
A one minute guide: what is the referendum?

What is a referendum? A referendum is a popular vote held to decide a single political issue.…

17 June 2016
Various
A three minute guide: what is the EU?

Introduction The UK’s membership of the European Union has long divided public opinion. With an in/out referendum…

Various
A three minute guide on terrorism, borders and crime

Introduction When Prime Minister David Cameron announced the date of the referendum in February, he argued Britain…

15 June 2016
Various
A three minute guide on immigration

Introduction Immigration has been one of the issues at the heart of the EU referendum debate. This…

15 June 2016
Various
A two minute guide on the campaigns

Introduction What are the main groups on each side of the debate? And who are the key…

15 June 2016
Various
A three minute guide on foreign policy

Introduction When Prime Minister David Cameron announced the date of the referendum in February he argued Britain…

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A history of the UK’s EU membership

1951: European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC) is founded by the Treaty of Paris. The members are…

The initiative will provide an authoritative and independent reference point for those looking for information and insights about UK-EU relations. The views expressed in these analysis posts are those of the authors and not necessarily those of The UK in a Changing Europe.

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