Explainers

In-depth explanations of key Brexit issues

Dr Swati Dhingra
Factsheet: no deal – the WTO option

What is the current situation? The World Trade Organisation (WTO) is the global body governing international trade.…

19 September 2017
Professor Jonathan Portes
Factsheet: immigration

What is the current situation? The UK currently treats citizens of the European Economic Area (EEA) (plus…

Professor Nicola McEwen
Factsheet: Scotland and Wales

Background UK ministers have promised that the EU (Withdrawal) Bill will lead to a ‘powers bonanza’ for…

Professor Catherine Barnard
Factsheet: the EU Withdrawal Bill

Background It was always going to be the case that when the UK voted to leave the…

Dr Swati Dhingra
Trade deals with third countries

What is the current situation? The EU is a customs union: EU members have a common trade…

19 September 2017
Dr Ludovic Highman
Brexit and the issues facing UK higher education

UK higher education is about to experience a period of turbulence, as the consequences of the UK…

Dr John Paul Salter
Passporting and equivalence: Brexit’s impact on the City of London

We can think of the City’s activities in terms of three broad areas: the provision of banking,…

Dr Camilla Macdonald
The Article 50 negotiations

On 29 March Theresa May informed the European Council of the UK's intention to leave the EU.…

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