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The Brexit EU-UK trade deal: A first analysis

Publication Briefing Economy Power & politics Society & migration Progressive Brexit IPPR
Topic: Power & politics

State aid rules and Brexit

The EU’s policy of state aid control has become a focal point of debate since the UK’s 2016 referendum. Some proponents of leaving the EU have argued that, freed from the constraints of EU rules on...

Publication Briefing Power & politics Business Progressive Brexit IPPR

That people still live in poverty is a political choice

On Friday, Philip Alston, the UN’s rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, reported on the findings of his 12-day visit to the UK. His report articulates what many of us have known for some...

Blog post Expert comment Power & politics IPPR North

Valuing our Volunteers

The first rule for any aspiring British politician is: never slag off the NHS. The second, I’d wager, is to always sing the praises of unpaid volunteers. The recent Civil Society Strategy , for...

Blog post Expert comment Power & politics Third Sector IPPR North

An equal exit? The distributional consequences of leaving the EU

The UK’s vote to leave the EU arose in part from deep social and geographical divides across the country. But could the decision to leave in turn impact on inequalities? In the two years since the...

Publication Power & politics Progressive Brexit Equality Population and demographics IPPR Briefing

Mayor Steve Rotheram's keynote speech to the Brexit North Summit

Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region, Steve Rotheram, delivered the keynote speech at the first Brexit North Summit, hosted by IPPR North and City-REDI. He calls for devolution to the English...

Blog post Power & politics Metro mayors IPPR North

Between the backstop and a hard place

As with much of the UK’s Brexit debate, this week’s row over customs union membership has taken place around six months too late. While MPs and peers argue about the merits of an independent trade...

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