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The Brexit Briefs : Our guide to Britain's EU referendum

The Brexit Briefs : Our guide to Britain's EU referendum

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The Brexit Briefs : Our guide to Britain's EU referendum

A collection of briefs on the discipline's seminal papers

  • March 5th 2016; Truth & Lies: Voters want clear facts about the European Union. They are given myths instead.
  • March 12th 2016; EUROSCEPTICISM: Hostility to the EU in Britain is different from anything found on the continent.
  • March 19th 2016: SOVEREIGNTY: Eurosceptics want to regain control  - but the search for sovereignty is a delusion.
  • March 26th 2016; TRADE: Post-Brexit Britain would probably end up with fewer and worse trade deals than it has now
  • April 2nd 2016; IMMIGRATION: Britain outside the European Union might not be able to stop EU migration
  • April 9th 2016; ECONOMICS: In the event of Brexit, incomes might fall a little, but the risk of bigger losses is clear
  • April 16th 2016; BUSINESS: Most businesses want to stay in the EU but some are cautious of saying so
  • April 23rd 2016; THE TERMS OF THE DEAL: Being out of the euro and Schengen gives Britain the best of both worlds
  • April 30th 2016; THE VIEW FROM EUROPE: The EU would suffer from Brexit so might not be kind to Britain afterwards
  • May 7th 2016; FINANCE: If Britain leaves the EU, it will be hard for London to remain Europe’s financial center
  • May 14th 2016; SECURITY: Leaving the EU could cause much collateral damage to Britain’s security
  • May 21st 2016; AGRICULTURE: Although British farmers benefit from EU funding, many support Brexit
  • May 28th 2016; BUREAUCRACY: Brexiteers say they will scrap much EU regulation, but they may not end up doing so
  • June 4th 2016; HOW TO LEAVE: Britain’s withdrawal process from the EU could be long and painful
  • June 4th 2016; THE UNITED KINGDOM: The place to fret most about after a Brexit is not Scotland but Northern Ireland
  • June 11th 2016; A MULTISPEED EU: Different countries engaging to different degrees suits Britain—and others
  • June 11th 2016; THE CONSEQUENCES: Brexiteers are deliberately vague about alternatives to EU membership. That is because most other models are unsatisfactory
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