Politics @ Surrey

The blog of the Department of Politics at the University of Surrey

Article 50 infographics – updated to November

So, a bit of landmark moment for this series of posts: we have a finalised text on the Withdrawal Agreement. For many long periods since March 2017, I’ve wondered if it would ever come to pass, not least since the usage of time seemed rather cavalier (check the big gaps in the timeline below). But […]

Three messages from the Withdrawal Agreement

Yesterday’s publication of the provisional final text of the Withdrawal Agreement (and associated Political Declaration) marks a crucial point in the process of Brexit, opening the door to an approval and ratification process and the first major step in establishing a new basis for UK-EU relations. Weighing in at nearly 600 pages of text, it’s […]

Selling the Withdrawal Agreement

In one of those “politics as cock-up not conspiracy” moments, this week saw the (aggressive) leaking of a document purporting to be the government’s plans for selling the Withdrawal Agreement. I say aggressive, since the leaker pushed it out to several media outlets at once, so really wanted it out there, spelling mistakes and all. […]

Article 50 infographics – updated to October

It progress-update time and it’s a mixed picture this month. On the one hand, there has been no formal progress: last week’s European Council failed to move things on and May’s domestic situation continues to cause endless woe. On the other, it’s evident that negotiations have dealt with a lot of the remaining Article 50 […]

1 6 7 8 9 10 92