Brexit: the four options on citizens’ rights

In the early stages of the formal Brexit negotiations between the British and European Union representatives, a key obstacle to progress is the issue of citizens’ rights. Here we examine four options for the negotiators.

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Englishness and the pattern of things to come

In the UK the once largely ambiguous and unaddressed topic of English national identity, or rather Englishness, has been forced upon the national agenda. What is Englishess?

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Economic Migration and Development: strengthening the linkages

International development is facing a number of significant challenges in the contemporary period.  These challenges are examined in this policy briefing.

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Tackling the humanitarian-development divide

Despite being motivated by a common concern to help people in need, the humanitarian and development sectors worldwide do not respond to contemporary crises, such as state fragility, population displacement and civil war, in the same way.

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The UN Sustainable Development Goals: promises and prospects

The SDGs were ratified by UN member states in New York towards the end of September 2015 and include seventeen goals with 169 associated targets. This publication examines the prospects for the successful delivery of these goals.

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A critical evaluation of the UN Millennium Development Goals

The UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are critically examined in this FPO publication.

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The Trans-Pacific Partnership: future prospects

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a complex, multilateral free trade deal in an era of growing protectionist sentiment and bilateralism.

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Disconnected: Policy and the Citizen

Alex Prior is on a mission to understand the disconnect between politics, parliament, policy and the citizen. Why did the UK vote for Brexit? Were there other factors at play, including a wider resentment that communities are being ignored as policy is developed in London?

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A Crisis of Government

The result of the UK General Election has plunged the country, for the second time in less than a year, into national political chaos and a crisis of government. The result places enormous pressures on the delivery of government, the start of the UK-EU Brexit negotiations, the authority of the prime minister and the process of policy-making.

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Brexit negotiations: the role of the civil service

The formulation of Brexit...
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The Future of TTIP

What is the future for TTIP?

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A view from the City

Nick Atkinson spoke to FPO in a personal capacity on the current state of the UK and global economies, Brexit, the labour market and the prospect of interest rate rises.

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Great Repeal Bill – the possible impact on policy-making

The government launched its...
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Brexit: the four options on citizens’ rights

In the early stages of the formal Brexit negotiations between the British and European Union representatives, a key obstacle to progress is the issue of citizens’ rights. Here we examine four options for the negotiators.

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Tackling the humanitarian-development divide

Despite being motivated by a common concern to help people in need, the humanitarian and development sectors worldwide do not respond to contemporary crises, such as state fragility, population displacement and civil war, in the same way.

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Disconnected: Policy and the Citizen

Alex Prior is on a mission to understand the disconnect between politics, parliament, policy and the citizen. Why did the UK vote for Brexit? Were there other factors at play, including a wider resentment that communities are being ignored as policy is developed in London?

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The future of US foreign policy

In looking for clues to how President Trump’s foreign policy will develop, as his administration settles into office, one key strand of his policy approach is evident.

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The future of international summits

The number and range of international summits provide world leaders with the opportunity to meet and address global issues. But what is the future for international summits?

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Rethinking tax policy in the UK

The key element of tax hypothecation that has not been fully developed as a policy idea in the United Kingdom is the element of targeted-fixed time tax-raising.

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A view from the City

Nick Atkinson spoke to FPO in a personal capacity on the current state of the UK and global economies, Brexit, the labour market and the prospect of interest rate rises.

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A Crisis of Government

The result of the UK General Election has plunged the country, for the second time in less than a year, into national political chaos and a crisis of government. The result places enormous pressures on the delivery of government, the start of the UK-EU Brexit negotiations, the authority of the prime minister and the process of policy-making.

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The state of British politics

An accurate analysis of the current state of British politics might best describe the political landscape as resting on shifting sands.

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The Labour Party: starting again

This publication looks at approaches for re-establishing the link between the party’s parliamentary base and the wider electorate.

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What is globalisation?

There is a great deal of confusion surrounding globalisation. It is often used as a convenient short-hand term or concept by politicians, journalists, economists, and policymakers alike. But what is globalisation?

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