Greg Davies

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Cardiff University
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Greg Davies is a Research Associate at the Wales Governance Centre, Cardiff University. He is currently working on the ESRC ‘Between Two Unions’ project with Professor Daniel Wincott and Hedydd Phylip, examining the impact of the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union on the UK’s internal constitutional and intergovernmental arrangements. As part of this research, he is also exploring the role of UK judges during the withdrawal process and their portrayal by the news media since the 2016 referendum. 
 
Greg is also working with Dr Ben Yong (University of Hull) and Professor Cristina Leston-Bandeira (University of Leeds) on a Leverhulme Trust research grant, ‘Legal Advice to Legislatures: Supporting a Professionalised Legislature’, examining the provision and use of legal support within the UK’s four legislatures.

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In the aftermath of the most recent EU Council meeting, the prospect of the UK’s exit from the European Union without a withdrawal agreement looms larger than ever. As Welsh ministers warn of the ‘catastrophic’ risks of such an outcome, the coming months will be a crucial test for intergovernmental... Read more
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  • 22nd January 2019

    The UK is increasingly polarised by Brexit identities and they seem to have become stronger than party identities, a new academic report finds. Only one in 16 people did not have a Brexit identity, while more than one in five said they had no party identity. Sir John Curtice’s latest analysis of public opinion on a further referendum finds there has been no decisive shift in favour of another referendum. The report, Brexit and public opinion 2019, by The UK in a Changing Europe, provides an authoritative, comprehensive and up-to-date guide to public opinion on each of the key issues around Brexit. CCC Fellow, Dr Coree Brown Swan contributed a chapter on "the SNP, Brexit and the politics of independence"

  • 22nd January 2019

    In the papers accompanying the draft Environment (Principles and Governance) Bill published at the end of 2018, the UK Government says that it is “exploring opportunities to co-design the final proposals with the devolved administrations.” There are clear benefits in having strong co-operation and collaboration across the UK in the oversight of our environmental law and performance. Yet the challenge of finding a way forward in terms of working together is substantial since each part of the UK is in a different position at present. Given where things stand today, it may be better to accept that a good resolution is not possible immediately and to revisit the issue at a later stage - so long as there is a strong commitment to return and not allow interim arrangements to become fixed. Colin Reid, Professor of Environmental Law at the University of Dundee examines the issues.

  • 17th January 2019

    Richard Parry assesses a memorable day in UK parliamentary history as the Commons splits 432-202 on 15 January 2019 against the Government's recommended Brexit route. It was the most dramatic night at Westminster since the Labour government’s defeat on a confidence motion in 1979.

  • 17th January 2019

    What is the Irish government’s Brexit wish-list? The suggestion that Irish unity, as opposed to safeguarding political and economic stability, is the foremost concern of the Irish government is to misunderstand and misrepresent the motivations of this key Brexit stakeholder, writes Mary C. Murphy (University College Cork).

  • 17th January 2019

    Brexit is in trouble but not because of the Irish backstop, argues the CCC's Michael Keating.

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