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Meg Russell video accompanies BBC’s flagship ‘Meet the Lords’

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Constitution Unit Director Professor Meg Russell appears in an educational video to accompany the BBC’s flagship programme ‘Meet the Lords’, first broadcast on Monday 27 February, available via the BBC website.

Latest edition of the Unit's newsletter, Monitor 65 - Testing constitutional times

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Monitor 65 Front Cover

The latest edition of the Constitution Unit newsletter, Monitor is now available to download.

Unit seeks applicants for the McDougall Fellowship

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The Unit invites applications for the McDougall Fellowship: a one-year Research Assistant/Associate position to work on our new project on ‘Improving Discourse During Election and Referendum Campaigns’.

New Report: The Process of Brexit

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The phoney war around Brexit is almost over.  The Supreme Court ruled last week on how Article 50 can be triggered.  This week, parliament has begun to debate the necessary legislation and the government has published a White Paper setting out its objectives for the Brexit negotiations.  By the end of March – if the government gets its way – we will be entering a new phase in the process.The question is: What comes next?  What will the process of negotiating and agreeing the terms of Brexit actually involve?  Can the government deliver the wish list set out by the government in its White Paper?  What role might parliament play?  Can we expect the courts to intervene again?  Can the devolved administrations exert any leverage?  Is a second referendum at all likely and, if so, what form would it take? How will the EU approach the negotiations?

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