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    Second Referendum is our only hope

    The Election failed to show us any way forward.We are now in a worse situation.
    We have to reconsider our situation and ask the public to reconsider their situation NOW before we negotiate with the EU
    We need to have another referendum.
    We also need to state on the voting document

    If we vote out it will make us poorer.

    If we vote in our economy will be better

    • How “special” will the UK-EU security partnership really be?
      Against the background of an ongoing row over the UK's participation in the EU's Galileo programme, both sides have presented their vision for future bilateral security partnership. Open Europe's Aarti Shankar argues that the solution to the Galileo argument could determine how ambitious a UK-EU defence and security agreement is.The post How “special” will the […]
    • There are difficult negotiations ahead on the next EU budget
      The European Commission yesterday published its proposal for the next EU budget, due to run from 2021-2027. The proposal features some modernising aspects, but it is likely to be resisted in many European capitals. Open Europe’s Enea Desideri takes a look at the document’s key features and at member states’ initial reactions.The post There are […]
    • British-Irish relations show signs of Brexit strain
      Following the recent anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement, Open Europe's Aarti Shankar notes that tensions are surfacing in UK-Ireland relations over the Brexit border issue.The post British-Irish relations show signs of Brexit strain appeared first on Open Europe.
    • What future for Europe’s foreign and defence policy?
      Following a joint operation conducted by the US, France and the UK in Syria last week, Open Europe’s Enea Desideri considers how that intervention illustrates the foreign and defence policy dilemmas facing Europe after BrexitThe post What future for Europe’s foreign and defence policy? appeared first on Open Europe.
    • What to make of Labour’s Brexit tests?
      Following comments by Labour's Barry Gardiner that it is not possible to achieve the "exact same benefits" as part of a future UK-EU deal, Open Europe's Henry Newman assesses the politics of the Opposition's Brexit tests.The post What to make of Labour’s Brexit tests? appeared first on Open Europe.
    • Examining Barnier’s latest comments
      Michel Barnier's yesterday suggested that the UK could change its mind on membership of the Single Market and the Customs Union during the Brexit transition, Open Europe's Henry Newman argues that this has important domestic implications for the "meaningful" parliamentary vote on Brexit, and for amendments to the UK Customs bill.The post Examining Barnier’s latest […]
    • Reconciling different perspectives
      Speaking at Open Europe's joint panel debate with the Martens Centre in Brussels, Open Europe Director Henry Newman argues that more innovative and flexible thinking is needed to find a political solution to Brexit.The post Reconciling different perspectives appeared first on Open Europe.
    • Voting for “blah blah blah”
      A new question mark has opened up over the Labour Party's Brexit policy. Open Europe's Henry Newman assesses whether Labour will support a future UK-EU agreement when a deal makes its way to the Parliament. The post Voting for “blah blah blah” appeared first on Open Europe.
    • The outline of a future UK-EU economic relationship is emerging
      EU27 leaders today formally agreed their negotiating guidelines for the future UK-EU relationship. Open Europe's Aarti Shankar takes a look at how these compare to the UK's position on the future economic partnership. The post The outline of a future UK-EU economic relationship is emerging appeared first on Open Europe.
    • UK-EU agreement on the transition takes us one step closer to a smooth Brexit
      The UK and the EU today announced that agreement has been reached on a post-Brexit transition period. Open Europe's Aarti Shankar analyses the progress made today and the challenges that still remain.The post UK-EU agreement on the transition takes us one step closer to a smooth Brexit appeared first on Open Europe.