Views from the Federal Trust

In this section we will make available articles written by associates of the Federal Trust, such as our Council members, and which we believe will be of interest to our followers.

Please click on a title below.

Needed: a politician who dares to question whether Brexit still makes sense
by Professor Iain Begg, 14th July 2017

EU Referendum: one year on – foreign policy
by Professor Richard Whitman, 30th June 2017

From ERASMUS to ERASMUS+
by Dr Hywel Ceri Jones CMG, 28th June 2017

Brexit, the UK & the EU
by Sir Brian Unwin KCB, 19th June 2017

What now? Options for Brexit – And a cry for help
by Andrew Duff, 15th June 2017

New Fault lines in Europe…..the political consequences of Brexit
Grattan Lecture delivered  by John Bruton, former Irish Taoiseach, 12th June 2017

The UK Brexit campaign is starting to fracture
by John Palmer, 12th June 2017

Citizenship under attack – Some parallels between Weimar Germany and Brexit Britain
by Professor Sam Whimster, 9th June 2017

The quintessentially democratic act? Democracy, political community and citizenship in and after the UK’s EU referendum of June 2016
by Professor Jo Shaw, 19th May 2017

Branxiety – the new affliction on the Brexit block
by Catherine Stewart, 21 May 2017

Testimony by John Bruton, at the Seanad Special Select Committee on the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union
by John Bruton, 27th April 2017

Brexit: Après May, le déluge
by Andrew Duff, 12th April 2017

Resolution Capital: A Doomsday Machine for Europe’s Banks?
by Graham Bishop, 20th March 2017

The Commission’s White Paper on the Future of Europe – a case of what might have been…
by Iain Begg, 8th March 2017

Northern Ireland Elections: Warning Light For May’s Brexit Plans
by John Palmer, 8th March 2017

Trump’s New World Order: Brexit and Europe in a world turned upside down (pdf file)
by Professor Stephen Haseler, 16th February 2017

Trump ‘s ‘America First’ Strategy: Europe and Brexit in a World of Blocs
by Professor Stephen Haseler, 9th February 2017

Euro “clearing”: Liability and Location
by Graham Bishop, 16th January 2017

Trump and NATO: Opportunities and Dangers
by Ira Straus, November 2016

Brexit: Final Judgement Is Key, Comrade Corbyn
by John Palmer, 6 January 2017

Brexit: a lead from the Lords
by Andrew Duff, 20th December 2016

Global Britain means global Britain
by Professor Richard Whitman, December 2016

Some faint light on some dark places – The challenges in finalising UK Brexit strategy
by John Palmer, December 2016

Building the Brexit machine: will the hardware match the software?
by Professor Richard Whitman, November 2016

There is a gaping hole where Britain’s foreign policy should be
by Professor Richard Whitman, November 2016

Does Brexit mean Brexit?
by Sir Brian Unwin, November 2016

What will Brexit mean for Wales?
by Dr Hywel Ceri Jones, November 2016

On a road to nowhere? Brexit and the future for the UK’s diplomacy
by Professor Richard Whitman, October 2016

An insider’s history of how Erasmus developed
by Dr Hywel Ceri Jones, October 2016

The EEA: a safe harbour in the Brexit storm
by Professor Richard Whitman, 27th June 2016