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  Guest post by Sarah Grand-Clement is an analyst at RAND Europe in the defence and security team. Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit speech at Mansion House in early March focused largely on the important border questions with the Republic of Ireland, and wider financial and legal agreements. While it did provide a perfunctory nod… » read more

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Guest blog post by Adrian Harris, Director General of Orgalime, one of the biggest European trade associations. “For us there is no doubt that UK manufacturing and wider business is best served by being in the EU and by continuing to be influential in defining the future direction of the framework conditions for manufacturing companies… » read more

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Guest blogpost by Vladan Lausevic, member of Alliance of Liberals And Democrats for Europe (ALDE) and student of European Studies at University of Riga.   Somebody said once that you can’t nationalize success and Europeanize failures. After all, there is a multi-level system of governance within the EU where the discussions are necessary to be… » read more

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In this exclusive article, Sir Stephen Wall, formerly the United Kingdom Permanent Representative to the European Union, explains why the new coalition government in the UK faces a changing relationship with the EU. A few days after the British General Election, I saw a UK Press review which was full of downbeat comments from pro-European… » read more

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