9 07, 2021

Video: “Brexit – Which way back into Europe for the UK?”

By |2021-07-09T12:30:50+00:00July 9th, 2021|Categories: Brexit, Europe, Video|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In this video conversation, Dr Michael Lloyd of Global Policy Institute and our Director Brendan Donnelly discuss how, when and whether the UK will rejoin the EU. Michael advocates first joining the European Economic Area as a possible first step towards rejoining the European Union, while Brendan argues that it [...]

30 06, 2021

Video: “Brexit – So little said, so much to say”

By |2021-06-30T13:10:44+00:00June 30th, 2021|Categories: Brexit, Europe, Video|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In this video, our Director Brendan Donnelly criticises the main British political parties for their reluctance to talk about Brexit. He thinks this reluctance stems primarily from calculations of political advantage. These calculations may however be mistaken. The Labour Party in particular may end up alienating all its potential supporters. [...]

22 01, 2020

Brexit: Rejoiners must learn from their mistakes

By |2020-02-12T16:16:30+00:00January 22nd, 2020|Categories: Blog, Europe|Tags: , , , , , |

by Brendan DonnellyDirector, The Federal Trust 22nd January 2020 Many members of the “Remain Coalition” have been disappointed by the role played by the European issue in the leadership contest of the Labour Party. No candidate has suggested a policy of continuing opposition to Brexit.  Some candidates have on the [...]

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