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12 06, 2017

The dilemmas of Brexit have not been changed by the election

By |2017-06-12T21:00:02+00:00June 12th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Europe|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The dilemmas of Brexit have not been changed by the election     by Brendan Donnelly, Director, The Federal Trust 13th June 2017   The parallels between the European referendum of 2016 and the General Election of 2017 are striking. Both were risky and avoidable events, called into being exclusively [...]

30 05, 2017

After the election comes the painful Brexit reality

By |2017-05-30T12:15:35+00:00May 30th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Europe|Tags: , , , , , , |

After the election comes the painful Brexit reality     by Brendan Donnelly, Director, The Federal Trust     It should have come as little surprise that the election called by Mrs. May, supposedly to set the tone for the forthcoming Brexit negotiations, should have contained so little serious discussion [...]

25 04, 2017

The Brexit election will not make Brexit easier for Mrs. May

By |2017-04-25T14:29:28+00:00April 25th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Europe|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Brexit election will not make Brexit easier for Mrs. May   by Brendan Donnelly, Director, The Federal Trust   Announcing her decision to call for a general election in June, the Prime Minister claimed that “every vote for the Conservatives will make me stronger when I negotiate for Britain [...]