Brexit Hubs and Blogs

Synopsis: A selection of the many hubs and blogs available which provide access to information and commentary on Brexit.

Brexit Hubs

Parliamentary

 

Government of Ireland, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade - Brexit
This website provides a range of resources to inform individuals about the work the Irish Government is undertaking in the Brexit negotiations, and to address the consequences of Brexit in Ireland.

Scottish Parliament Information Centre (SPICe) - UK decision to leave the European Union Hub
This hub is intended to be useful to those seeking information on the UK’s decision to leave the European Union, the process for leaving and the negotiations of a new relationship between the UK and the EU.   Material has been selected by impartial researchers within the Scottish Parliament Information Centre.

UK Parliament -  Brexit: next steps of UK's withdrawal from the EU
Parliament’s analysis of how leaving the EU will affect different policy areas in the UK

Welsh Government - Brexit: Securing Wales' Future
A selection of documents, videos and related links from the Welsh Government. 


Academic

Birmingham City University - Centre for Brexit Studies
The Centre for Brexit Studies (CBS) is an academic facility which supports and encourages the existing work on Brexit within Birmingham City University’s schools and faculties. It promotes rigorous engagement with the multifaceted aspects of the “Leave” and “Remain” perspectives in order to enhance understanding of the consequences of withdrawing from the EU.

BrexitLawNI
This is a collaborative ESRC-funded research project between the Law Schools of Queen’s University Belfast and Ulster University and the region’s leading human rights organisation, the Committee on the Administration of Justice (CAJ).  This resource examines the constitutional, conflict transformation, human rights and equality consequences of Brexit. 

Cardiff University: Welsh Brexit / Brexit a Chymru
Constructive debate and analysis on issues relating to Wales and the UK's exit of the European Union.

DCU Brexit Institute
Dublin City University (DCU) has established the Brexit Research & Policy Institute with the aim to explore how Brexit impacts on government, business and society at large. The Brexit Research & Policy Institute operates as a hub and a magnet for the analysis of Brexit, both from an academic and a policy perspective. Through the organization of regular events the Brexit Research & Policy Institute provides a leading platform to document and debate developments in the relations between the UK and the EU.

Glasgow University - Brexit, Devolution and Ireland
This website draws together expert commentary about the impact of Brexit on the devolved nations of the United Kingdom and on the Republic of Ireland. It provides access to presentations, video introductions and background information related to a seminar series, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, as part of a project entitled 'Communicating Brexit's Impact on the Law, Governance and Public Finances of the UK Devolved nations and the Republic of Ireland'. 

The Open University – Brexiting Hub
This hub provides access to introductory information on Brexit, broken down into the following categories; welfare, politics, culture, business or environment.  

Queen's University Belfast - Queen's on Brexit
Queen’s on Brexit brings together leading academics from Queen’s University who can provide an authoritative voice on the Brexit process, the many policy areas affected by Brexit, and the subsequent impact on Northern Ireland, the island of Ireland, the UK and the EU-27.

Ulster University Brexit Hub
This hub provides access to Ulster University academics world-leading research across a range of core themes which are vital to the Brexit discussion. It provides an opportunity to explore their analysis and thought leadership and keep up to date with news, events and opportunities to help shape your understanding of the exit process and its implications locally and globally.

University College London, Constitution Unit – UCL Brexit Hub
The UCL Brexit Hub is UCL's portal for research, academic content and expertise on all things Brexit.  It collates publications, blog posts, video interviews, media commentary, and policy engagement and is updated regularly. 


Business and Industry

CIPD Brexit Hub
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development is an independent and not-for-profit organisation.   (You will need to register to use this hub - free of charge)

Eversheds Sutherland Brexit Hub
Eversheds Sutherland is an international law firm.  Their legal hub provides access to publications on Brexit, what it may mean and the issues of interest to businesses.

Hogan Lovell’s Brexit Hub
Hogan Lovell are an international Law firm with headquarters in London and Washington. 

Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)
This site provides access to a range of resources to help prepare  businesses for Brexit and also provides a very useful list of Practical Guides on Brexit - a list of externally produced resources which offer practical advice on the impact of the decision to leave the EU and opportunities for future business.

Institute of Directors: Navigating Brexit for Business
The IoD’s Navigating Brexit hub contains a wide range of information about what Brexit means  for businesses. Here you can find news, fact sheets and blogs providing comprehensive updates and expert analysis, as well as details of the IoD’s programme of Brexit events and webinars.

techUK Brexit Hub
techUK represents the technical industry in the UK and consequently, this hub focuses on the potential effects of Brexit on the UK digital sectors. 

Policy

Gov.UK: Policy Brexit
Policy documents from the Department for Exiting the European Union

Merrion Street.ie: Brexit: UK's Decision to Leave the EU Policy Documents and Information Notes from the Irish Government

European Commission: Brexit Negotiations
The Article 50 negotiation process and principles for the United Kingdom's departure from the European Union.


Other

Centre for Cross Border Studies - Brexit

Institute of International and European Affairs: Brexit
The Institute of International and European Affairs is Ireland’s leading think tank on European and International affairs. It is an independent, not-for-profit organisation with charitable status. Its aim is to provide a forum for those with an interest in strategic planning in Irish Foreign and EU policy, and to evaluate and disseminate strategic policy options in these areas. 

Politico EU - Brexit
Politico covers the politics, policy and personalities of the European Union.  This section is dedicated to Brexit.

 


 
Brexit Blogs

Parliamentary

House of Commons, Research Blog – Second Reading: Brexit

Northern Ireland Assembly, Research and Information Service – Research Matters: Brexit

National Assembly for Wales Blog: Brexit

National Assembly for Wales, Research Service Blog – In Brief: Brexit

 

Academic

 

BrexitLawNI
This is a collaborative ESRC-funded research project between the Law Schools of Queen’s University Belfast and Ulster University and the region’s leading human rights organisation, the Committee on the Administration of Justice (CAJ).  This blog is part of the BrexitLawNI hub and the resource examines the constitutional, conflict transformation, human rights and equality consequences of Brexit.

Centre on Constitutional Change: Researching the Issues. Informing the Debate 
The Centre on Constitutional Change (CCC) was established in August 2013 to research the UK’s changing constitutional relationships. Based at the University of Edinburgh, its fellows also include academics from the Universities of Aberdeen, Cardiff, Stirling, Strathclyde, QMUL and the National Institute of Economic and Social Research. The Centre also acts as a hub for a much wider network of scholars across the UK and beyond engaged in analysis of contemporary constitutional issues.

DCU Brexit Institute
Dublin City University (DCU) has established the Brexit Research & Policy Institute with the aim to explore how Brexit impacts on government, business and society at large. The Brexit Research & Policy Institute operates as a hub and a magnet for the analysis of Brexit, both from an academic and a policy perspective. Through the organization of regular events the Brexit Research & Policy Institute provides a leading platform to document and debate developments in the relations between the UK and the EU.

Edinburgh University - European Futures
European Futures is an academic blog from the University of Edinburgh and the Edinburgh Europa Institute. The blog is an online platform featuring commentary, analysis and insight on Europe and European affairs, broadly defined, by academics and practitioners from the University of Edinburgh and beyond.

Irish Association for Contemporary European Studies (IACES)
The IACES brings together European Studies scholars and practitioners from across the island of Ireland to foster collaboration and disseminate scholarly research on European Integration and membership of the EU.

London School of Economics & Political Science: Brexit
LSE Brexit is a multidisciplinary, evidence-based blog run by the London School of Economics and Political Science.  Its aim is to inform the debate in the aftermath of the referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union with accessible commentary and research.

London School of Economics and Political Science: British Politics and Policy Blog
BPP is a multidisciplinary academic blog run by the London School of Economics and Political Science. Its central aim is to increase the public understanding of British politics and policy by providing accessible academic commentary and research.

OXPOL – The Oxford University Politics Blog
Hosted by the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Oxford, this blog aims to promote the department’s academic research and commentary to readers in and outside the university. Any political or other views expressed in the articles made available on this website are those of the individuals who contributed them and do not represent the views of the Department of Politics and International Relations or the University.

QPOL - Europe
QPol is the ‘front door’ for public policy engagement at Queen’s University Belfast, supporting academics and policymakers in sharing evidence-based research and ideas on the major social, cultural and economic challenges facing society regionally, nationally and beyond.  This section is dedicated to Europe.

RTE News - Brexit
Brexit related news articles, updated daily.

UCL Brexit Blog
This site features a range of blogs, videos and publications on topics related to Brexit, British politics and EU politics from UCL academics and other experts

UK in a Changing Europe
Funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), and based at King’s College London, this blog explores the key aspects of UK and EU dynamics, including:

    • Impact of EU policies: how EU policies make a difference in areas such as, the single market, financial regulation, trade, investment, growth and the free movement of people
    • Attitudes towards the EU: social and political ttitudes, the nature of euroscepticism, generational differences, the media’s role
    • A changing UK in a changing EU: differences in public opinion in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales; implications of constitutional changes in the UK and implications of British exit for different parts of the UK.


Other 

Brexit Border Blog
An independent source of facts, news and analysis on the impact of Brexit on the island of Ireland.  This blog is managed by Fearghal McKinney (former MLA and television reporter/presenter) and Seamus Murphy (who has a background in financial journalism).

Public Law for Everyone: Brexit
This blog is written by Mark Elliott, Professor of Public Law at the University of Cambridge, a Fellow of St Catharine’s College, Cambridge, and Legal Adviser to the House of Lords Select Committee on the Constitution.  However the views set out in this blog are expressed in a purely personal capacity.

The Brexit Blog
A personal blog by Chris Grey, on the consequences of Brexit.  Chris Grey is Professor of Organization Studies at Royal Holloway, University of London, and previously a professor at Cambridge University and Warwick University.

The Conversation - Brexit 
The Conversation is an independent source of news and views, sourced from the academic and research community and delivered direct to the public.

UKELA Brexit Task Force Blog
UKELA (United Kingdom Environmental Law Association) is the UK forum
which aims to make the law work for a better environment and to improve
understanding and awareness of environmental law. The Brexit Task Force Blog considers the impact of Brexit on environmental law, practice and enforcement in the UK.

 

 

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