Loyalist activist Jamie Bryson told the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee he was worried that the process of transition of paramilitary groups towards civilianisation had halted while concerns over post-Brexit trading arrangements remained.
In this Federal Trust video, Liz Webster of Save British Farming, describes the illusions that led some farmers to vote for Brexit. These illusions are now being contradicted by reality. In a volatile world membership of the European Union was and would be again the best guarantee of a secure food supply for the United Kingdom.
On Sunday, a new trusted trader scheme came into effect with a system of green and red lanes at NI ports.
Mr Bray - known for his daily protests outside Westminster - was removed from a meeting hosted by the Bruges Group think tank on the fringe of the event in Manchester. “Where’s your Brexit benefits?” he was heard asking as other members of the audience manhandled him.
In this video, Hugh Lawson-Tancred discusses the challenges posed by the development of Artificial Intelligence (AI). He concludes that, while the risks and dangers of AI are often exaggerated, international cooperation, particularly regional cooperation will be necessary to ensure that the maximum benefits of AI are obtained and equitably distributed.
One question frequently asked by those who are sceptical of asylum seekers is “why don’t migrants stop in the first safe country that they get to.” / “Actually one of the reasons for that is because of the fact we left the European Union” - Anoosh Chakelian.
Farm incomes could fall by more than a half because of post Brexit trade deals, according to a new report. / The Scottish Government have published figures revealing the impact of Free Trade Agreements the UK Government have signed with countries like Australia and New Zealand in the agricultural sector.
Amid growing support for Britain to rejoin the EU, James O'Brien says those who are still claiming they are glad to have voted to leave are "lying to themselves".
Northern Gritstone's O'Neill: Years after Brexit, it looks like we haven't a clue about anything [5 mins] 22/06/2023
“More people are feeling like Remain is the better option.” / More Brits would vote to remain in the EU if given a second vote than ever before, according to a new YouGov poll.
Conservative party politicians descended into open warfare during a spicy select committee on Rishi Sunak's key Brexit policy. / A group of MPs, stalwarts of the Eurosceptic ERG and Boris Johnson loyalists, Jacob Rees-Mogg, James Duddridge, Mark Francois, and Bill Cash clashed with chair Mark Pritchard over the Windsor Framework.
Conservative MP Mark Francois accused his party whips of trying to "rig" a committee discussing post-Brexit rules about posting parcels from Great Britain to Northern Ireland. / Five Conservative MPs were taken off the committee by the party whips.
In this Federal Trust Briefing, financial expert Graham Bishop argues that three years after leaving the EU, there are no discernible signs of any benefits from Brexit for the UK financial sector. As the City’s leaders are recognising with growing alarm, the City’s international standing is slowly sinking.
Ken Clarke tells MPs: 'I do think the Prime Minister has a tremendous skill in keeping a straight face whilst he's being so disingenuous'. / Boris Johnson has been defeated again as MPs pass bill blocking no-deal.
Ken Clarke: Anti-Brexit Hero [10 mins] 01/02/2023
Brilliant speech against Brexit by Ken Clarke. / MPs overwhelmingly backed the bill, supported by the Labour leadership, by 498 votes FOR, to 114 AGAINST. Ken Clarke was one of the 114 MPs. He was the ONLY Tory MP to vote against triggering Brexit.
In this Federal Trust video, our Chair John Stevens and Director Brendan Donnelly discuss the current state of the Conservative Party in the light of Brexit’s failure. / They predict that after losing the next election the Conservatives will veer dramatically to the right, particularly on European policy linked to Brexit.
Neil Kinnock on Labour's Brexit policy: Britain will struggle to grow outside of the Single Market [3 mins] 20/06/2023
Neil Kinnock on Brexit: 'No effort of any kind' has ever gone into educating the public on the EU [4 mins] 03/05/2023
Marking three years since the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union, and 50 years since its accession to the European Economic Community, UK in a Changing Europe will bring together leading authorities to discuss the UK/EU relationship. Panelists include former EU Commissioners, journalists, academics, and politicians.
Neil Kinnock on Brexit: "Democratic Deficit" in the EU is no longer any of your business! [4 mins] 24/02/2023
Neil Kinnock addresses the myth of the 'democratic deficit' in the EU.
On the 23rd June 2016, Gibraltarians were having their say on whether or not to remain part of the European Union. / As the count the next day revealed - to little surprise - the answer was overwhelmingly in favour of Remain. / We headed down to Main Street - and seven years on, the people we spoke to were no keener on Brexit.