Depart European Union Unit the country Defeat opposition party Energise the country Boris Johnson is to be the UK’s new prime minister. At an uncertain and unstable time for British politics, for the economy and for the country’s place in the world, Conservative Party members have chosen a leader who defies almost every norm. Johnson […]
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After leaving 10 Downing Street, May took her place on the backbenches, remaining an MP to “devote her full time” to her constituency of Maidenhead.
A curated selection of relevant videos about Brexit.
Brexit: a youth perspective • 647 kBReactions & Recommendations taken from a pool of Young People on how the Government should tackle the negotiations surrounding Brexit & the European Union.
Brexit Reading List • 449 kBBrexit: a reading list of postEU Referendum publications by the UK Parliament and the Devolved Assemblies
Britain’s Decision • 5 MBFacts and Impartial Analysis for the EU referendum on 23 June 2016
Post-election survey 2014 • 6 MBThe survey has been used to analyse the results of the European elections in terms of gender, age, region, turnout and voting.
The 2015 General Election • 370 kBAspects of participation and administration
It includes summary results for general elections and parliamentary by-elections
Election: Turnout • 124 kBThe extent to which voters turnout to vote at elections in the United Kingdom varies considerably between different types of election
EU referendum: one year on • 3 MBFollowing two successful collaborations in 2016 (Brexit and Beyond and Brexit: Six Months On),
EU referendum: one year on examines the progress that has been made thus far.
The ‘Outraged Young’ • 3 MBHow Young Europeans are Reshaping the Political Landscape.
Report on the referendum held on 18 September 2014.
The UK Young Ambassadors • 3 MBEnabling all young people to engage in an Inclusive, Diverse and Well-Connected Europe.
Voting Age • 396 kBThis Note gives details of the attempts to change the law to lower the voting age over the last decade
This Note gives details of the attempts to change the law to lower the voting age over the last decade.
Voter engagement and young people • 558 kBResearch report.
Jeremy Corbyn has challenged the next Tory prime minister to put the Brexit outcome to a referendum and announced Labour would campaign for Remain. However, the party is still leaving open the option of seeking to negotiate a better deal if it wins a snap general election – and backing that agreement in a public […]
Only 160,000 Conservative Party members get a vote for UK’s next PM. Boris ‘s position on Brexit: Promised to leave the EU by October 31st 2019 No deal Brexit is an option The ‘backstop’ clause focused on Northern and Republic of Ireland would be revisited in 2019-2020 when the UK and EU negotiate its long […]
President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen. She would be the head of the EU’s executive arm, which is responsible for proposing laws and implementing policies.
House of Commons Library Briefing paper Number CBP 8060, 5 July 2019 By Noel Dempsey, Philip Loft Contents: National Parliament Elections European Parliament Elections Devolved Administrations Local Elections Appendix Documents View full document • 3 MB
View full document • 3 MB
Theresa May resigned as Conservative Leader due to failing to gain enough support from Parliament to push through her Brexit Withdrawal Agreement. The Withdrawal Agreement failed three times when voted upon in Parliament. Votes lost by 1st 230 2nd 149 3rd 58
Lord Ashcroft Polls – My Euro-election post-vote poll: most Tory switchers say they will stay with their new party The Guardian – EU elections turnout rises as political landscape fragments The Guardian – EU election results 2019: across Europe The Guardian – European election predictions: what the pollsters are forecasting The Guardian – European election […]
European elections. The big winner was the Brexit Party. One third of votes were cast for parties that support no deal. The Brexit Party swept across Britain, and the Liberal Democrats and Green Party also made gains. On average turnout was 36.7%, up a little less than two percentage points on the last EU election […]
European Parliamentary elections 27th May The United Kingdom invoked Article 50 of the Treaty on the European Union on 29 March 2017 following a referendum on 23 June 2016 to leave the European Union. As a result, the country was due to leave the EU on 29 March 2019, before the European Parliament elections took […]
23-26 May: European Parliamentary elections are held across member states 22 May: New exist day only if MPs do approve May’s deal 12 April: New exist day. The reason the EU chose April 12 is because under law this is the deadline for the UK to decide whether to hold European Parliament elections. 29 March: Exist Day. […]
On 20 October 2018, an estimated 700,000 people marched for a People’s Vote on the final Brexit deal. In a stroke of luck for the campaign, protestors were greeted with a clear sky and temperatures of up to 20 degrees as they descended on Westminster. Led by Sadiq Khan and thousands of young people mobilised […]
MPs from the Labour and Conservative parties have formed together as an independent group of MPS in February 2019, dismayed by their parties divisions on Brexit and other social issues. What will this mean for the Brexit process and post-Brexit Britain?
The report, entitled ‘Young People and Brexit’, by Thomas Peto, an economic researcher at the University of Oxford, also points to other ways the young will be punished by Brexit, including: The loss of freedom of movement – with 78 per cent of 18 to 20-year-olds saying they will miss the right to live and […]
It is highly uncertain what the UK’s future would look like outside the European Union (EU), which makes ‘Brexit’ a leap into the unknown. This report reviews the advantages and drawbacks of the most likely options. After Brexit, the EU would continue to be the world’s largest market and the UK’s biggest trading partner. A […]
Life after BREXIT (PDF) • 509 kBBy Swati Dhingra and Thomas Sampson
About Me And EU
This project aims to create a one-stop-shop to encourage young voters in the UK to engage in EU affairs by creating an understanding of how Europe influences their daily lives and by connecting them to other young people interested to talk and share ideas on the referendum.