Europe

The Conservative-DUP Confidence and Supply Agreement

Earlier this year the Conservative Party called for a general election with the aim of securing a stronger majority for future Brexit negotiations. After nearly two months of campaigning, the...
Europe

Brexit Glossary

The UK Government invoked Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty on Wednesday 29th March 2017, beginning a two year period in which it will negotiate the terms of exit from...
Europe

Key Brexit Personnel

The UK Government invoked Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty on Wednesday 29th March 2017, beginning a two year period in which it will negotiate the terms of exit from...
Europe

UK Government publishes the Great Repeal Bill

The UK Government has published the text of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill, known more commonly as the “Great Repeal Bill”, having produced a White Paper on the subject earlier...
Europe

Brexit and EU Citizens’ Rights

On the 26th of June 2017, a year after the Brexit referendum was held, the UK government released its proposals on the post-Brexit rights of EU citizens living in the...
Europe

UK General Election – Party Manifestos and Brexit

The UK General Election will take place on 8th June 2017. The main political parties have now published their Party Manifestos in a bid to win voters. The parties’ stances...
Europe

Brexit and Entrepreneurs

Article 50 has now been triggered and the United Kingdom (UK) is beginning the process of negotiating its exit from the European Union (EU). However, are we any clearer as...
Europe

The Great Repeal Bill

The UK Government released a White Paper on 30th March entitled “Legislating for the United Kingdom’s Withdrawal from the European Union”. The text of the White Paper can be found...
Europe

Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty is Triggered

The UK Government has written to the President of the European Council to invoke Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty beginning the process of the United Kingdom’s departure from the...
Europe

The European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Act 2017

The European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Act 2017 has now come into force. Having started its legislative journey as a Bill on 26th January, after the Supreme Court’s decision in...
Europe

Brexit and the Arts: Challenges Ahead in the Charity Sector

Many commentators in the arts and culture sector have commented on the impact which Brexit could have in terms of arts delivery in a Scotland outside the European Union (EU)....
Europe

The Brexit Bill and the Rights of EU Citizens to Remain in the UK

Following the Supreme Court ruling on Tuesday 24th January, the UK Government published the Bill that will allow the UK to start the process of leaving the EU and trigger...
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