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Brexit: the impact on government and parliament

Hosted by the European Institute and School of Public Policy

Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building

Speakers

Professor Vernon Bogdanor

Professor Vernon Bogdanor

Dominic Grieve MP

Dominic Grieve MP

Joe Owen

Joe Owen

Professor Tony Travers

Chair

Sue Cameron

The UK’s government and Parliament face massive pressure as they seek to negotiate the country’s departure from the EU. 40 years of EU legislation will have to be replaced or absorbed into UK law. The government has to navigate its way through Parliament with a tiny majority and with dissident groups of MPs attempting to achieve particular versions of Brexit. The civil service has been reorganised and is having to expand to meet the demands of ‘taking back control’. This event will examine the ways in which Brexit has revealed – and will continue to reveal – how the UK’s government, Parliament, political parties and the civil service operate under such pressure.

Vernon Bogdanor is Professor of Government, King's College, London.

Dominic Grieve is MP for Beaconsfield and Chairman of the Intelligence and Security Committee. He was Attorney General from 2010-2014. 

Joe Owen is Associate Director at the Institute for Government working on Brexit.

Tony Travers is Associate Dean of the School of Public Policy and Professor in Practice, Department of Government

Sue Cameron is a journalist and broadcaster who has worked at the FT, Daily Telegraph and BBC

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