Topic: Brexit

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Brexit update October 2016

Brexit continues to dominate national and local politics. This Brexit update covers key issues such as parliamentary scrutiny, the economy, the role of local government in the debate, and an analysis of the Brexit vote throughout the UK.

England & Wales Briefing
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Immigration policy after Brexit: what next?

Although public opinion polling found a large majority endorsing a reduction in immigration, a more detailed survey indicates that attitudes are more nuanced. These findings, based on research conducted by ICM, are now presented in a policy report from the think tank British Future.

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A funny old world

Jonathan Carr-West’s latest column for The Municipal Journal.

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Analysis of the Brexit vote

Two recent reports look at data associated with the EU Referendum. The JRF report analyses the voting patterns in depth, in terms of poverty, place and the individual characteristics of voters. The two reports emphasise how the national picture aggregates a complex, interlinked series of factors for individuals and communities.

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The Conservatives have gone walkabout on devolution

What to expect from Conservative conference? There’s a growing sense that the time has come for the Government to say something, anything, about how it sees the future.   The Prime Minister will surely want to say more than just that “Brexit means Brexit” if she is to reassure the country that she is indeed…

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Lessons from the EU referendum

The 2016 EU referendum, while well run in many respects, proved to be a painful experience, and has called into question the lack of a general framework for conducting future referendums. This briefing summarises two reports on the referendum, from the Electoral Commission and the Electoral Reform Society.

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Mrs May’s new agenda

Jonathan Carr-West’s latest column for The Municipal Journal.

England & Wales, Global Blog Post Blog
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Business, Innovation and Skills Committee Report on the Digital Economy

The (former) Business, Innovation and Skills Committee published a report on the digital economy covering current government support for the digital economy, and issues such as the rise of ‘disruptive’ digital technologies, regulation and consumer protection, intellectual property, digital skills and the implications of Brexit for the UK’s digital industry.

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