Entries by Project staff

The new DUDE in 10 Downing Street

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 […]

Brexit Facts

A curated selection of relevant videos about Brexit.

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  • Brexit: a youth perspective • 647 kB
    Reactions & 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 kB
    Brexit: a reading list of postEU Referendum publications by the UK Parliament and the Devolved Assemblies
  • Britain’s Decision • 5 MB
    Facts and Impartial Analysis for the EU referendum on 23 June 2016
  • Post-election survey 2014 • 6 MB
    The 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 kB
    Aspects of participation and administration
  • UK Election Statistics: 1918-2017 • 18 MB
    It includes summary results for general elections and parliamentary by-elections
  • Election: Turnout • 124 kB
    The 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 MB
    Following 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 MB
    How Young Europeans are Reshaping the Political Landscape.
  • Scottish Independence Referendum Report • 3 MB
    Report on the referendum held on 18 September 2014.
  • The UK Young Ambassadors • 3 MB
    Enabling all young people to engage in an Inclusive, Diverse and Well-Connected Europe.
  • Voting Age • 396 kB
    This Note gives details of the attempts to change the law to lower the voting age over the last decade
  • Young People Participation in EP elections • 91 kB
    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 kB
    Research report.

Jeremy Hunt and Boris Johnson positions on Brexit

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 […]

EU election overviews

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.

Turnout at elections

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

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“I did not deliver Brexit” Theresa May

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

EU election stories

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 […]

1.5 million young people denied a vote in the EU Elections

The British Youth Council have expressed their dissatisfaction with the Government’s continued opposition to a lower voting age. The unplanned EU Elections which take place on Thursday 23rd May will see 1.5 million young people aged 16 and 17 denied the opportunity to vote. 1.5 million young people denied a vote in the EU Elections

Brexit timeline – next steps

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. […]

Why we’re marching

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 […]

Brexit: A letter from the four Children’s Commissioners of the United Kingdom

A letter from the four Children’s Commissioners of the United Kingdom to Rt. Hon Stephen Barclay MP, the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union. The letter seeks assurances on some of the immediate issues facing children arising from Brexit. Letter to the Government from the UK’s Children’s Commissioners seeking assurances on issues facing […]

Life after BREXIT: What are the UK’s options outside the European Union? By Swati Dhingra and Thomas Sampson

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 […]

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