In this Federal Trust video, Professor Chris Grey argues that relations between the EU and UK would improve significantly under a British government which adopted a less confrontational tone towards the EU. Neither the EU nor the UK would be well served however by a premature reversal of Brexit. Both sides would need to be sure that the UK was rejoining the EU for ever.

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Chris Grey is Emeritus Professor of Organization Studies at Royal Holloway, University of London, and was previously a Professor at Cambridge University and Warwick University. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences (FAcSS). He studied Economics and Politics at Manchester University, where he also gained a PhD on the regulation of financial services. Professor Grey is the author of “Brexit Unfolded” (2021), and writes a blog in a personal capacity.

Chris Grey’s ‘Brexit Blog’ can be found here:

Twitter feed: @chrisgreybrexit

Brexit Unfolded:


Brendan Donnelly is the Director of the Federal Trust and a former Conservative MEP.