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: “No Deal” is still on the table
by Brendan Donnelly, 18th March 2019
Parliament: sovereign or supine?
by Dr Andrew Blick, 8th March 2019
Parliament on the brink of Brexit: meaningful or meaningless?
by Dr Andrew Blick, 26th February 2019
Parliamentary Control of Brexit is Easier Said than Done
by Brendan Donnelly, 20th February 2019
Brexit: Will Parliament decide in February what it failed to decide January?
by Brendan Donnelly, 1st February 2019
Brexit: Can Parliament Take Control?
by Brendan Donnelly, 16th January 2019
Brexit: A national government or “no deal”
by Brendan Donnelly, 18th December 2018
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