Across the Great Divide: how Brexit has exposed Britain’s divisions and what can be done to heal them

Lorcan Mullally19th February 20191min
In the third event in the ‘Countdown to Brexit’ series, David Goodhart explores how Brexit has shed light on the divisions in British society and how these can be overcome.

The decision of the United Kingdom to leave the European Union has brought into sharp focus the divisions in British society and politics. Drawing on his best-selling book, The Road to Somewhere, David Goodhart explores the factors driving the increasing fragmentation of British society and discuss how these divisions can be overcome. This is the third event in the IIEA’s ‘Countdown to Brexit’ series.

About the Speaker:

David Goodhart is Head of Policy Exchange’s Demography, Immigration, and Integration Unit. He is former Director of Demos, Britain’s leading cross party think tank and a former correspondent for the Financial Times. He is the author of a number of bestselling books on British society, including The British Dream and The Road to Somewhere: The new tribes shaping British politics.

The Presentation is available here.