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The UK Government and the Welsh Government are currently discussing the future of a ‘funding floor’ for Wales, designed to protect the relative level of government spending per head in Wales. A new report by researchers from Cardiff University’s Wales Governance Centre and the Institute for Fiscal S... Read more
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Kezia Dugdale has reopened a discussion as to whether federalism might be the way forward for the UK but, suggests Gareth Evans, in doing so she has left a lot of old questions still needing answers.    Kezia Dugdale’s call for a reshaping of the UK into a federal state comes at a time of increased... Read more
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The House of Commons Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee has published its report into intergovernmental relations in the UK. The report, which draws heavily on evidence provided by CCC fellows, argues that the under-developed nature of inter-institutional relations has been b... Read more
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Daniel Gover and Michael Kenny of the Mile End Institute, Queen Mary University of London assess English votes for English laws a year after its introduction. It is now just over a year since the House of Commons adopted a new set of procedural rules known as ‘English Votes for English Laws’ (or EVE... Read more
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The PSA and the UK in a Changing Europe have today (2 November 2016) launched a comprehensive report looking at the processes and challenges ahead in the UK's withdrawal from the EU. Visit the Political Studies Association website for full details and download the full report: Brexit and Beyond - Ho... Read more
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For your information the recording of presentations is now on our website and YouTube Channel. There's also a great recap of the event on Storify. To view the recording please visit the Scotland and Brexit event page To read a recap of the event please visit the Storify ----------------------- Furth... Read more
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Mark Elliott and Stephen Tierney discuss the House of Lords Constitution Committee report detailing the process by which the United Kingdom will withdraw from the European Union. This article originally appeared on the UK Constitutional Law Association blog. The House of Lords Constitution Committee... Read more
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Ana Bobić and Josephine van Zeben, University of Oxford, look at the uncertainties surrounding future relationships between the UK and the EU. This post originally appeared on the UK Constitutional Law Association blog. The decision taken by the people of United Kingdom to end its membership of the... Read more
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In a piece originally published in the New European, Roger Scully and Richard Wyn Jones analyse the Welsh vote for Brexit and reflect on the implications for Welsh politics going forward. If anywhere in the UK has benefitted from EU membership in recent years, then it is Wales. A conservative estima... Read more
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The Brexit vote has been called a victory against big business. But Kenneth Amaeshi says it was a missed opportunity to grasp responsible capitalism. The UK’s vote to leave the EU has been framed in some quarters as the defeat of globalisation and a push back against the domination of big business i... Read more
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  • 10th August 2018

    Brexit is re-making the UK’s constitution under our noses. The territorial constitution is particularly fragile. Pursuing Brexit, Theresa May’s government has stumbled into deep questions about devolution.

  • 8th August 2018

    The UK in a Changing Europe has formed a new Brexit Policy Panel (BPP). The BPP is a cross-disciplinary group of over 100 leading social scientists created to provide ongoing analysis of where we have got to in the Brexit process, and to forecast where we are headed. Members of the UK in a Changing Europe Brexit Policy Panel complete a monthly survey addressing three key areas of uncertainty around Brexit: if —and when—the UK will leave the EU; how Brexit will affect British politics; and what our relationship with the EU is likely to look like in the future. The CCC participates on the Panel.

  • 2nd August 2018

    The House of Commons Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee issued its report ‘Devolution and Exiting the EU: reconciling differences and building strong relationships’. Discussing its contents, Professor Nicola McEwen suggests that the report includes some practical recommendations, some of which were informed by CCC research. It also shines a light on some of the more difficult challenges ahead.

  • 31st July 2018

    The politicisation of Brexit, combined with deteriorating relations between London and Dublin, has created a toxic atmosphere in Northern Ireland, says Mary Murphy, which will require imagination and possibly new institutions to resolve.

  • 25th July 2018

    Given that there are many policy differences between Northern Ireland and other parts of the UK, asks Jonathan Evershed, why has customs policy been singled out as a red line by Unionists?

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