This briefing outlines three challenges facing the UK: regional inequality, centralisation of power and a lack of community voice. The new Shared Prosperity Fund, which will replace EU structural funding, could address these issues if it is designed appropriately.
For European countries and institutions as well as for transatlantic relations, 2019 will be a pivotal year. With several important leadership, policy, and structural transitions taking place in capitals and Brussels, there will be instability and uncertainty but from this could stem more positive dynamics....
This paper considers the structural changes to food production, transport, manufacturing and consumption that Brexit will bring about in the UK. It discusses the potential for reformulating food policy.
This Policy Contribution, based on a note written for the Bundestag EU Committee, explores the possible consequences of a no-deal Brexit for the European Union and assesses preparations on the EU side. It also provides guidance on the optimal strategy for the EU, depending on...
This report examines Australia’s relationship with Germany by assessing existing ties and demonstrating future opportunities for increasing cooperation. It sets out some opportunities and limits and provides recommendations for Australian security and defence cooperation with Germany following Brexit.
This final report from the IPPR Commission on Economic Justice argues that the economy is not working for millions of people and needs fundamental reform. Average earnings have stagnated for more than a decade; young people are set to be poorer than their parents and...
The United Kingdom will leave the European Union on 29 March 2019 and begin to chart a new course in the world.
The UK’s longstanding current account deficit indicates that the UK economy has a fundamental problem of international competitiveness.
The UK’s vote to leave the EU arose in part from deep social and geographical divides across the country. But could the decision to leave impact upon those same inequalities?
As the UK and the EU move to the next stage of the Article 50 negotiations, the UK faces a fundamental choice over the type of country it wants to be post-Brexit.
Published in an environment of significant political uncertainty in both the US and Europe, this report focuses on the long-standing and fundamental drivers behind U.S and European policymaking, and sets out recommendations to address key structural factors that threaten the durability of the transatlantic relationship....
With the first stage of the negotiations now complete and discussions set to turn to the future partnership, now is the time for the UK to decide what it wants for its long-term future outside of the EU.
This report assesses the most plausible policy options facing the UK in seeking to negotiate free movement reform.
Leaving the EU is one of the most intricate and transformative challenges that the UK has ever confronted. Brexit has significant implications for the British civil service and its capability to deliver on the government’s 12 priorities for Brexit.
This white paper confirms the Prime Minister’s vision of an independent, truly global UK and an ambitious future relationship with the EU.
On 17 January 2017 the Prime Minister set out the twelve principles which will guide the government in fulfilling the democratic will...
In the aftermath of Donald Trump’s election, the US media has embarked on a flurry of self-recrimination. Much of what they discuss applies equally to the UK media and the problems with news coverage of the EU referendum.
There is no doubt the two...
With the terms of Brexit pending, Lorna Woods, Professor of Media Law at the University of Essex, discusses the possible impact that Brexit will have on media regulation in the United Kingdom.
Woods claims that while the UK may gain some freedom of choice...
In the face of Europe's upheaval following the shock Brexit vote, and the uncertainty that now surrounds immigration and trade matters, Malcolm Turnbull says Australia could team up with New Zealand to negotiate new arrangements.
The Brexit raises challenges for Australia's free trade negotiations...
Europe, outsiders, parties, experts, London, the United Kingdom itself – all were rejected in Britain’s referendum
here are days that concentrate decades. 23–24 June 2016, when Britain voted to leave the European Union, was one. The decision to end forty-three years of economic...