The Federal Trust is a research institute studying the interactions between regional, national, European and global levels of government. Founded in 1945 on the initiative of Sir William Beveridge, it has long made a powerful contribution to the study of federalism and federal systems. It has always had a particular interest in the European Union and Britain’s place in it.
The Federal Trust has no allegiance to any political party. It is registered as a charity for the purposes of education and research.
LATEST COMMENT ON BREXIT:
Brexit: The British government starts to recognise reality
by Brendan Donnelly, 14th February 2020
Negotiating with a bloc seven times your size: Clash No 1 – Financial Services
by Graham Bishop, 14th February 2020
Anti-federalist Europeanism: a theoretical and practical impossibility?
by Dr Andrew Blick, 14th February 2020
Scotland’s Shifting Politics in the Face of Brexit
by Dr Kirsty Hughes, 14th February 2020
Brexit: Rejoiners must learn from their mistakes
by Brendan Donnelly, 22nd January 2020
Leaving one Union, dividing another: The Irish border, the exit agreement and its implications
by Dr Andrew Blick, 22nd January 2020
Brexit or Scotxit – Which will do more damage?
by Ira Straus, 6th January 2020
Brexit: The end of the beginning
by Brendan Donnelly, 17th December 2019
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