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On Your Radar November 2017

16 Nov 2017 in Briefings

On Your Radar November provides information on relevant government consultations, select committee inquiries and legislation. We also look at the current political agenda and the implications for local government in the immediate and longer term.

Will Brexit happen?

24 Oct 2017 in Briefings

This is a LGiU Ireland briefing that we think will be of interest to English readers as it presents brexit from an Irish perspective. Speaking at a meeting of the Belgian Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce, Dr Peter Brennan of the Public Policy Advisors Network explains his current thinking on Brexit.

The UK 2017 General Election examined: income, poverty and Brexit

23 Oct 2017 in Briefings

Joseph Rowntree Foundation’s (JRF) report on the dynamics of the 2017 General Election analyses how people on low incomes and at risk of poverty voted, but also on whether concerns about immigration and brexit took priority over more traditional concerns about low incomes and economic inequality.

Erasmus+ funding for young people: Brexit background information

18 Oct 2017 in Briefings

The EU funded seven-year Erasmus+ programme aims to promote the growth of youth work, sport, training and education across Europe though exchange of students and other activities. Expenditure is currently about €130 million a year. This briefing describes the programme and looks at the possible effect of Brexit.

Brexit Update: September 2017

3 Oct 2017 in Briefings

This brexit update focuses on the negotiations process, Theresa May’s Florence speech, EU nationals, issues from Scotland and the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, the EU Withdrawal Bill and local government and brexit.

Brexit and employment

5 Sep 2017 in Briefings

This briefing sets out potential implications and policy issues relating to Brexit and employment. It is structured in two broad areas: issues relating to the workforce and issues relating to the workplace.


Immigration Update July 2017

25 Jul 2017 in Briefings

This briefing provides an overview of current UK immigration policy and of the status of EU citizens currently in the UK: it ends with a brief summary of the options available for future immigration policy.

Brexit update June-July 2017

13 Jul 2017 in Briefings

Today the Repeal Bill was published. This will be the most significant legislation for decades and among the most contentious. We consider why here and also update members on the negotiations, citizens rights, other brexit bills and what is happening in local government and also in Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Hung Parliament: what it is and what it could mean

12 Jun 2017 in Briefings

What will happen in the next few days before parliament meets again? We summarise here what the constitutional position is regarding forming a government, look ahead at a possible Queen's Speech, and anticipate some of the implications for local government of a hung parliament.

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