March 15, 2019

In a letter sent to all MPs on Wednesday, March 13, Britain in Europe experts comprising academics from across the UK, Europe and beyond, as well as barristers, solicitors and other European experts, have written to all MPs to ask them to reject the possibility of no d...

February 20, 2019

On 29 January – precisely two months before the date the UK is due to leave the EU – BiE experts Mary Honeyball MEP, Sir Geoffrey Nice QC (Visiting Prof in Law, Goldsmiths) and Dr Michaela Benson (Reader in Sociology, Goldsmiths) as well as Prof Cris Shore, Head of Ant...

February 5, 2019

Surely there is now only one way out of the mess we are in over Brexit.  Mrs May has valiantly tried to produce a result which is faithful to the view of the majority in the 2016 referendum whilst  avoiding some of what she believes to be the undesirable consequences o...

February 5, 2019

EU citizens and Britons in the EU have written to the PM, leader of the opposition and key EU institutions to request that the withdrawal agreement be passed under the condition of a second referendum, that should take place on the day of the EU elections, on 23 May 20...

With the UK experiencing its deepest constitutional crisis of modern times, and amidst the drama coming from Westminster in the last couple of weeks, few will have noticed the DExEU’s policy paper on citizens’ rights published on December 6th. But it is precisely these...

November 3, 2018

Goldsmiths Law, in collaboration with Britain in Europe, the Knowing Our Rights research project and the New Europeans civil rights organisation, is hosting an one-day symposium on technology and human rights, in the aftermath of the Cambridge Analytica and GCHQ-N...

'Letter' from Julie Ward MEP to Theresa May, ahead of tonight's EU27 dinner on Article 50:

If I was you Theresa, I would take a big supply of digestifs as you seem to have had some problems absorbing the ingredients from previous dinners of a similar nature.

Presumably...

September 27, 2018

The UK and the EU are strongly committed to continuing security cooperation in criminal justice matters after the UK withdraws from the EU, but diverge as to its nature and scope. The UK would wish to strike a new security deal with the EU, allowing it to sustain coope...

It has become increasingly clear over the last two years that the UK, embracing direct government more than any time in its past, has had the wrong referenda. Scots voted by a small-but-significant margin to pursue a future together with the rest of the United Kingdom....

September 23, 2018

The biggest lesson of all for Europe to learn from Brexit is the importance of mobilising young Europeans to vote, writes BiE expert, and New Europeans CEO, Roger Casale.

It was wrong that 16-18 year olds in the UK were not enfranchised for the Brexit referendum as they...

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The proposed Independent Monitoring Authority can be an important step for the protection of EU citizens' rights - but its mission must be defined...

November 2, 2019

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