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7th January 2019

Brexit Brief 55

Issue 55 of the IIEA Brexit Brief notes the current state of play in the Brexit talks and collates relevant news from Ireland, the UK and the rest of the EU.
1min
20th December 2018

Brexit: The State of Play

This briefing analyses the options under consideration in the Brexit debate and provides an update on the status of the meaningful vote ahead of the January deadline
1min
13th December 2018

Brexit Brief 54

Issue 54 of the IIEA Brexit Brief notes the current state of play in the Brexit talks and collates relevant news from Ireland, the UK, and the rest of the EU.
1min
11th December 2018

The Brexit Endgame: Key Challenges Ahead – Perspectives from Germany, Ireland and Scotland

In this event report and overview of the current state of play in the Brexit debate, Kirsty Hughes, Director of SCER, and Andrew Gilmore, Deputy Director of Research, IIEA, look at some of the key themes and questions in this Brexit endgame as explored at the joint IIEA, SCER and KAS event on 5 October 2018.
1min
7th December 2018

The meaningful vote and beyond: a guide to the ratification process in the UK Parliament.

On Tuesday, 11 December 2018, the UK Parliament will hold a ‘meaningful vote’ on whether to approve the Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration on the future relationship, which together constitute the Brexit deal agreed upon by the British and EU negotiators. The House of Commons vote is widely recognised as representing a significant challenge for Prime Minister Theresa May. This is due to a number of factors, not least the divisive nature of the deal and the composition of the House, which sees a fractured Tory party supported by the Democratic Unionist Party, who have expressed deep hostility to the deal. This briefing outlines the ratification process, and analyses some of the potential outcomes of the ‘meaningful vote’, before identifying the next steps in the Brexit process.
1min