The president of the European Commission said it was up to young people to reverse Brexit after her generation "goofed it up".
‘We goofed it up, you have to fix it’, Ursula von der Leyen tells young people. / European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen has said young Britons could still reverse Brexit by deciding to re-join the EU in the years ahead.
Little could be meaner than sacrificing our young people to promote a malicious form of British nationalism. But is that what’s happened?
Action to turbo-drive pro-Europe campaign gets enthusiastic reception from big audience in Glasgow.
A recent YouGov survey found 55 per cent of people would now vote to rejoin the EU, the highest number recorded. Eleanor Peake speaks to the new cohort of voters leading the charge.
YouGov polling is the latest in a rising trend to show a majority in favour of rejoining the European Union.
In return for offering a more liberal visa regime to younger EU citizens, the UK can negotiate the restoration of lost opportunities for young UK citizens to travel and work in the EU.
Seven years after the EU Referendum, Brexit is finding it increasingly difficult to retain its 2016 supporters let alone recruit new ones
Keir Starmer’s tedious, hardline rhetoric on Brexit actually reveals our path back to Europe.
Financial Times US Editor-at-Large Gillian Tett says many people in the United States “are just baffled” Britain went along with Brexit, describing it as an “act of self-sabotage”. / “Britain has got the worst performance amongst the G7,” Ms Tett told Sky News Australia host Piers Morgan.
Keir Starmer has said it “feels wrong” not to allow EU citizens who live and pay tax in the UK not to have the right to vote in general elections.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan has called on the governmment to ease post-Brexit visa rules, which he warns are putting off too many young Europeans from visiting, and working in, the UK capital.
UK lawmakers have urged EU and UK officials to gradually rebuild relations following a period of “tension and mistrust”, putting visa access for musicians and speedy UK access to the Horizon Europe research programme at the top of a list of policy fixes.
London mayor Sadiq Khan is to call on the Governmment to ease post-Brexit visa rules, which he warns are putting off young Europeans from visiting and working in the capital.
Those who have changed their mind are notably younger than those who still think it was right to vote to leave the EU.
Lessons of Brexit: the Conservative Party 23/01/2023
Brexit is an existential threat to Conservatism. When it fails, the party will need to ask itself some searching questions.
"In addition to expressing a range of concerns about the implications of Brexit for travel, trade, identity, health, education, freedom of movement, security and funding, young people have argued that Brexit-related issues should be taught in schools."
From Brexit to Regrexit [9 mins] 10/01/2023
Almost three years after the United Kingdom's formal departure from the European Union, voters are turning sour on the 2016 decision to leave. A recent poll showed that 57% of voters view the departure from the EU as a mistake compared to the 52% who voted for the original Brexit referendum. So what changed?
Sophie Stowers and Alan Wager look back on a year in Brexit, using the UK in a Changing Europe/Redfield and Wilton Strategies Brexit tracker poll to highlight five key trends in attitudes to Brexit in 2022.
Even after years of division and vitriol, it seems like Britain still needs to talk about Brexit. / More than six years after voting to leave the European Union, the UK is facing a prolonged recession and a deep cost-of-living crisis. Last week’s Autumn Statement heralded years of higher taxes and cuts to public spending.
France opted not to ask under-18s in families living in France since before Brexit to hold residency cards, but this is causing issues at the border and for education and work, a support group says.
Being in the EU is the more popular option in polls now, writes John Curtice, because those who did not or could not vote in 2016 – such as younger people – support rejoining by more than three to one. / On average in the polls, more than 80 per cent of those 18- to 24-year-olds (nearly all of whom were too young in 2016) who express a referendum preference say they would vote to join the EU.
Michael Heseltine says Brexit will be ’high on the agenda’ if Liz Truss loses general election.
Michael Heseltine says Brexit will be ’high on the agenda’ if Liz Truss loses general election. / The Tories will never win back younger voters as an anti-Europe and populist party, former cabinet ministers have warned – as they called for trade links with EU to be rebuilt.
The recent closure of the Charles Peguy centre is sad but hardly surprising.