Topic: Brexit

A round up of Brexit coverage

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Trying to make sense of the UK Shared Prosperity Fund

This briefing outlines around 20 UK Shared Prosperity Fund papers published on 13 April 2022. It also briefly considers Levelling Up Fund Round Two application guidance and a technical note published on the same day for this related £4.8bn fund.

England & Wales, Scotland Briefing
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The 2022 Spring Statement: Economic and fiscal analysis and the cost of living crisis

This briefing focuses on the Office for Budgetary Responsibility’s Economic and Fiscal Outlook, which accompanied the Spring Statement on 23 March, together with the OBR’s assessment of the Chancellor’s fiscal plans, including a summary of the measures announced in the statement and an assessment of the cost of living crisis.

England & Wales, Scotland Briefing
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After Brexit: where is the money coming from?

Just months away from its launch, uncertainty surrounds the shared prosperity fund and whether it will make up for EU money that paid for regional and local economic development in the UK prior to Brexit.

England & Wales, Scotland Briefing
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Environmental Land Management and the agricultural transition: select committee report

This briefing deals with a report published in October 2021 by the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (the Committee) on its inquiry into the agricultural transition in England and Environmental Land Management (ELM). The transition represents the most significant changes to English agriculture in decades.

England & Wales Briefing
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Scottish devolution and funding: progress and challenges for the next Scottish Parliament

This briefing uses two recent reports to look at how devolution has developed over the past decade and how Scottish Government funding has changed over the same period. It examines some of the challenges faced regarding implications of Brexit, Covid-19 recovery, and the way government is funded, including the Barnett formula.

Scotland Briefing
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Regional and local economic considerations of the Brexit Trade and Cooperation Agreement

Whilst the Christmas Eve 2020 Trade and Cooperation Agreement outlines trade in goods and services arrangements with the EU, how this will impact on specific nations, regions, cities and districts needs to be investigated further and local policies determined accordingly. This briefing considers how that might be done.

England & Wales, Scotland Briefing
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Transforming Public Procurement – Green Paper

The UK spends £290 billion on public procurement every year, making it an important tool in achieving national and local policy priorities such as promoting economic development. The UK government has published a green paper on reforming procurement rules, with the aim of improving quality, transparency and value for money.

England & Wales, Scotland Briefing
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January 2021 Think Tank Review

The Think Tank Review focuses on outputs from the UK, Ireland and Australia. Many focused on Covid-19 and recovery from the crisis, but there has been a wide range of other reports on topics such as devolution, Brexit, the economy and planning.

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland Briefing
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EU-UK relationship: implications of the new agreement

The Trade and Cooperation Agreement concluded by the EU and the UK in December 2020 defines their relationship in the post-Brexit, post-transition era. We consider here the agreement’s economic, policy and financial implications.

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland Briefing