Topic: Brexit

A round up of Brexit coverage

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Viewpoint: Brexit – a view from Ireland

In a personal view from Peter Brennan, Managing Director of EPS Consulting and Member of the Public Policy Advisors Network in Ireland, this blog reviews the current Brexit position from Ireland’s perspective.

England & Wales Blog Post Blog
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NILGA 2018 Annual Conference

Last month LGiU Ireland travelled to Armagh to attend the NILGA 2018 Annual Conference. This short briefing reports back on what happened and what we learned.

Ireland Briefing
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Swift Read: SNP Conference Autumn 2018

Eleven years after the Scottish National Party formed a minority government and took charge of Scotland for the first time, LGiU Scotland attended the three-day National Conference packed with fringe events, speeches, policy-making and much more.

Scotland Briefing
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AILG Autumn Conference 2018: Key Messages

The Association of Irish Local Government (AILG) held their Autumn Conference at the Hillgrove Hotel in Monaghan at the end of last month. LGiU were pleased to be able to attend the event and report back to our members, as outlined in this briefing.

Ireland Briefing
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Budget October 2018: Analysis

What progress has the government made towards its fiscal targets? We look here at the economic outlook as set out in the OBR’s Economic and Fiscal Outlook and at public spending announcements in Budget 2018, including those relating to housing, productivity, taxes, and welfare.

England & Wales Briefing
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Brexit and local government – the story so far

Janet Sillett reviews the state of Brexit negotiations as of October 2018, with particular focus on the position of local government.

England & Wales, Scotland Publication
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The IFS Autumn 2018 Green Budget

The Institute for Fiscal Studies produces a Green Budget just before the Chancellor’s Budget. It provides a detailed and independent analysis of the public finances and Budget policy options. We focus here on what the IFS has to say on the key issues of the economy and public finances.

England & Wales Briefing
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Immigration after Brexit

Immigration seemingly played a major part in deciding the EU referendum in 2016. With the UK due to leave the European Union in six months’ time, a debate is underway on how the UK’s immigration system should look at the start of the next decade.

Scotland Briefing
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COSLA Conference 2018: Key Messages

Last week, LGiU were in attendance at the COSLA annual conference, "Our Agenda". Hannah Muirhead reports back from day one, covering the key messages and issues from the first round of presentations, particularly the Tourist Tax, the Charter on Local Self-Governance and the post-EU prosperity fund.

Scotland Briefing
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Brexit Update: September 2018

This Brexit update, prepared for local authorities in the UK, will be of interest to readers in Ireland. The update focuses on news, recent reports on Brexit, preparations for a no deal scenario, the economy, Scotland and Ireland.

Ireland Briefing