British & Scottish Politics; EU; Brexit
Because of leaks coming out of the UK Government, we have known for some time what the broad lines of their negotiating offer to the EU would be. Yet the White Paper is still striking for the depth, breadth and detail about the UK’s future dependence on the European Union. It covers almost everything, from customs, to regulations in industrial and agricultural products, competition policy, regulatory institutions, security, broadcasting, justice, social and environmental protection, health insurance, research, energy, refugees, data exchange and overseas development.
The UK in a Changing Europe have produced:
The Brexit process not only itself poses challenges, such as how to ensure EU law is incorporated into the British statute book, and how best to carry out the negotiations with the EU itself, but the potential implications of different kinds of possible outcome for different parts of the UK are many and varied.