Brexit: local and devolved government

8 March 2018

As the Brexit process rolls on, debate about the proper locus of political power within the UK is becoming as fraught as that over a new UK-EU relationship. Whether because of the threat that Brexit is seen to pose to the devolution settlements, or because of a belief that Brexit was partly the result of Westminster failing poorer regions of the UK, or a sense that Brexit will render Westminster incapable of governing effectively, battle has been joined over how Britain itself should be governed.

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