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In another frantic week of Brexit negotiations, Prime Minister Boris Johnson made it clear that Britain would be leaving the European Union on October 31st, “deal or no deal”.  Earlier this week, the PM gave details of his final offer, known as “two border for 4 years”, made to the bloc. The outlined plans would…

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With Parliament currently prorogued until the 14th of October, the country is waiting in a state of confusion and debate. With 21 MPs being ousted by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, many members, even within the Conservative party, remain divided with their views on Brexit. The passing of the Benn-Bill, parliament’s prorogation, and talks of a…

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Gina Miller at the UEA Literary Festival: ‘Is democracy broken? Is it time for an evolution in democracy?’

Gina Miller has proposed that the remain campaign would fail to win in a second referendum, in a highly anticipated appearance at UEA’s Literary Festival. This comes in the wake of today’s ‘meaningful vote’ in Parliament, a vote that would not exist without Miller’s activism against the British government. Speaking to her student audience in…

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Brexit Box

As we enter the month of Brexit, Concrete is here to provide you with the latest updates from Parliament as 29 March rapidly approaches. Prime Minister Theresa May has offered what some see as a dramatic policy change on her Brexit strategy. She will present MPs with a series of votes on the 12, 13…

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Comment Box: No-deal impact on students

Vivienne Stern raises valid concerns shared amongst myself and many other EU nationals. The UK used to look like an educational sanctuary to international students with it’s attractive universities and highly publicised international acceptance rates. But now? With the proposed Brexit date looming without any clear idea of what this would mean for international students…

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Universities UK Director expresses fears as Brexit looms

The director of the representative body Universities UK has published a lengthy blog post detailing the concerns of the higher education sector as the possibility of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit becomes increasingly plausible. Vivienne Stern has outlined her uneasiness about the future of UK universities and the Erasmus programme, along with calls to lower the salary…

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