The EU has been celebrating the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome. The Treaty of Rome, is an international agreement that led to the founding of the European Economic Community (EEC) on 1 January 1958. It was signed on 25 March 1957 by Belgium, France, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and West […]
Second defeat for Brexit in the House of Lords this week: Read the transcript in Lords Hansard – part one Read the transcript in Lords Hansard – part two Read the transcript in Lords Hansard – part three Lords divisions (votes) results Other UK parliament papers released this week on the topic are: The Government’s negotiating […]
Great economic evidence in favour of Gender equality was published in this recent report from the EIGE (European Institute for Gender Equality) which quoted the data that on average improved gender equality in EU nations would to lead to an increase in GDP of about 12% by 2050. This is supported by the World Economic Forum […]
Read the recent judgement on the UK exit from the Supreme Court and the reaction from legal challenger Gina Miller via Channel 4 news. Analysis of the latest decision from the House of Commons Library UK Government response Lord Chancellor response. Prime ministers Question time 25th January 2017 A simple briefing from the Institute of […]
A transcript of Theresa may’s speech of 17th January is available at https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/the-governments-negotiating-objectives-for-exiting-the-eu-pm-speech
On 7th December UK parliament debated the government’s strategy on Brexit. Read the Hansard entry and consult related documents on the UK parliament website.
The EPRS produces research documents to inform MEPs preparing for votes in the European Parliament. These research papers are made available to the public and can be found on Think Tank Documents produced include; At a glance – 2 pages long, meant to inform MEPs before plenaries. Contain links to other sources. Briefings – up to […]
Get some recent data from the latest inter-generational fairness Index published by the Inter-generational Foundation. For the past 5 years it has been examining the economic, social mobility and health prospects for young British people in comparison with older generations. Shockingly it finds that rising rents, unaffordable housing and more precarious employment could lead to […]
Find out by reading the results of this interesting recent survey from the Centre for Macroeconomics. It also covers Brexit- why did votes ignore the advice of economists. What were their reasons? The website has details on the response of the economic experts to the survey as well as information on methodology.
This site has been created by Remain activist Sarah Noble: Associated with Vote Leave Watch It seeks to hold Leave campaigners accountable. In response to the Leave promise that £350 million that was previously “sent” to the EU would be given to the NHS it has created the website What does Boris owe? which calculates the amount he owes […]