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28 02, 2024

PODCAST: Brexit: Destroyer of the Conservative Party?

By |2024-02-28T16:01:30+00:00February 28th, 2024|Categories: Audio, Brexit|Tags: , , , , , |

In this new episode of the Federal Trust podcast, discuss the effects of Brexit on the internal cohesion of the Conservative Party. They argue that, while the referendum of 2016 was intended to heal Conservative divisions, Brexit has exacerbated divisions within the Party, probably irreparably. Listen to the podcast here [...]

14 02, 2024

Podcast: Will Trump Destroy NATO?

By |2024-02-14T15:59:18+00:00February 14th, 2024|Categories: Audio, Brexit, Europe, Foreign Policy & Defence, Global, UK|Tags: , , , |

In this Federal Trust podcast, John Stevens and Brendan Donnelly discuss the implications of a Trump Presidency for Europe and the United Kingdom. They conclude that if Trump becomes the next American President, then the European Union will be both prepared and able to increase its expenditure on defence. This [...]

6 02, 2024

Podcast: Northern Ireland can now face the future

By |2024-02-06T15:53:23+00:00February 6th, 2024|Categories: Audio, Brexit, Devolution, Europe|Tags: , , , , , |

In this new episode of the Federal Trust podcast, Geoff Martin welcomes the restoration of normal political life in Northern Ireland after years of deadlock. The appointment of two women from opposing political traditions as First and Deputy First Minister undoubtedly marks a turning-point in the Province’s history. But Geoff [...]

18 01, 2024

Podcast: Labour Divided on Brexit?

By |2024-01-18T11:00:07+00:00January 18th, 2024|Categories: Audio, Brexit, Europe|Tags: , , , |

In this new podcast, our Director Brendan Donnelly and Chairman John Stevens discuss the likely course of the British debate on Brexit in 2024. They suggest that the Mayor of London’s new intervention in this debate is both part of his election strategy for the Mayoral elections and a foretaste [...]

8 12, 2023

Podcast: Immigration after Brexit – the Conservative Party implodes

By |2024-01-18T12:42:59+00:00December 8th, 2023|Categories: Audio, Brexit, Europe|Tags: , , , , |

Brendan Donnelly and John Stevens discuss the latest proposals of the British government to reduce net migration into the UK. They conclude that these proposals simply represent the latest instalment in the Conservative Party’s continuing internal divisions over Brexit’s consequences. They will be economically damaging and are unlikely to help [...]

20 11, 2023

Podcast: How Brexit Has Changed British Politics for Ever

By |2024-01-18T10:54:21+00:00November 20th, 2023|Categories: Audio, Brexit, Europe|

In this podcast, our Chairman John Stevens and Director Brendan Donnelly discuss the dismissal of Suella Braverman and the appointment of David Cameron. Does this represent a new political path for the Conservative Party and Rishi Sunak? Or is it simply the latest throw of the dice for a divided [...]

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