Trigger Happy

In January this year, Theresa May stood up in Lancaster House outlining her twelve negotiating priorities for Brexit talks, emphasising the need for a “new partnership” and finding a deal that worked for both sides. May did not shy away from tough rhetoric, threatening to walk away if she didn’t get the deal she wanted,Read more

Wish upon a White Paper

As expected, the Brexit White Paper published today by the government largely mirrors last month’s Lancaster House speech by the Prime Minister. The pre-publication jokes on the White Paper’s expected content, including that it would be a three page red, white and blue document simply stating ‘Brexit means Brexit’, have been proved false. Yet, suchRead more

European elections – a primer

Elections to the European Parliament will take place in less than three months. The media has, as ever, reported on the elections as a horse race between the various UK political parties and has speculated as to what the consequences may be for UK domestic politics. However, the election and the formation of the nextRead more