Explainers

In-depth explanations of key Brexit issues

Professor Catherine Barnard
The customs union

What is it? A customs union is an area in which there are: (1) no tariffs (charges)…

Dr Costantino Grasso
Europol: its origins, functions, and future development

What is Europol? The European Police Office (Europol) is one of the most ambitious European projects in…

Dr John Paul Salter
What is Article 50?

What is Article 50? Article 50 is the article of the Treaty on European Union (TEU) which…

Professor Matt Qvortrup
The political (micro) economy of the Brexit referendum: an application of public choice

There were many reasons why a majority of the British voters opted for ‘Brexit’ and voted to…

Professor Stephen Weatherill
What is Brexit?

 Credit: speedpropertybuyers.co.uk What is Brexit? Brexit means that the UK will leave the EU. Brexit means that…

Professor Catherine Barnard
Could free movement of persons be confined to free movement of workers in any Brexit deal?

Could free movement of persons be confined to free movement of workers in any Brexit deal? Read…

Various
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

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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