Topic: Brexit

A round up of Brexit coverage

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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
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The Agricultural Transition Plan 2021 to 2024

This briefing summarises the policy paper: Agricultural transition plan 2021 to 2024 published on 30 November 2020. The document sets out post-Brexit agricultural policy for England.

England & Wales, Scotland Briefing
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Oireachtas Review: November 2020

Oireachtas affairs at a glance Tuesday 3rd November – Leo Varadkar makes statement and answers questions in the Dáil in respect of the leaking of a draft agreement between the Government and the IMO to the rival GP representative group the NAGP. Monday 9th November – The release of correspondence between the Chief Justice and…

Ireland Briefing
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Brexit preparedness: Perspectives from Brexit Lead Officers

This briefing brings together notes from recent LGIU Brexit Network meetings and provides an enlightening snapshot of the current state of preparedness within the sector, and of the challenges local government faces in ensuring a smooth exit from the EU on January 1st.

England & Wales, Scotland Briefing
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The IFS 2020 Green Budget

IFS 2020 Green Budget covers the outlook for the economy and public finances, options for the upcoming spending review, what is referred to as the government’s ‘levelling up’ agenda (understood as redressing spatial inequalities) and what could be done to reform working-age social security.

England & Wales, Scotland Briefing
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Brexit: Schools update

DfE Guidance for schools during the transition period and after 1 January 2021 is an overview page providing links to a number of pieces of guidance in one place. Some of the guidance signposted has hardly changed, or not changed at all since Summer 2019. Recruiting and managing teachers and school staff Recruit teachers from…

England & Wales Briefing
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Brexit Update October 2020

The end of the transition period is imminent. What does the current uncertainty mean for councils’ trying to plan for it at the same time as dealing with Covid-19 and mounting financial pressures? We look at the key issues here for local government.

England & Wales, Scotland Briefing