“This brings readers back to the question, are the events that have ensued worth it? The answer remains to be seen, and until the will of the people has been implemented, it will stay this way. “
“Parliamentary votes in exchange for cash doesn’t solve any of the major debates that now surround the Brexit deal, such as the Irish border, freedom of movement or membership of the customs union. Labour MPs who would accept such an arrangement should understand that their compliance would allow these debates to be avoided and a botched deal to be passed through parliament at a vital point in British politics.”
“With less than 65 days to go, and Theresa May’s Plan B looking no different to her Plan A, any hope that the UK would be able to make an orderly and dignified exit from the EU on the 29th March has been dashed, while MPs on all sides of Parliament realise that a second referendum just might be the solution to the deadlock over Brexit.”
“It isn’t perfect – that’s absolutely for sure. But dragging government down wildly separate paths hasn’t borne fruit and will continue to fail us. Common Market 2.0, as dubbed by Halfon and Powell in their joint pamphlet announcing support for the policy – is the only path which has the potential to command a parliamentary majority.”
“Data gathered from The Higher Education Statistics Agency shows that the number of first-class and second-class degrees awarded from British Universities has soared. In the 2016/17 academic year, 26% of students graduating from British universities were leaving with a first-class degree, an 8% increase from 2013.” Lucinda discusses the possibility for reform within the higher education sector.
After more than 40 years membership with the European Union, the UK has voted to leave. We are now half way through the two-year period of Brexit negotiations, and it is scheduled that the UK will depart the EU at 11 pm GMT, on Friday, March 29th 2019. But where has Brexit left us now? Jujia Li investigates.