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The road to Brexit: 16 things you need to know about what will happen if we vote to leave the EU

As the referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU draws closer, the result is impossible to predict. Many are asking what, in practical terms, would happen if we vote for Brexit.  2,509 more words

EU Referendum

The puzzle of EU referendums

Ece Özlem Atikcan, Assistant Professor in Political Science at Laval University, asks whether previous referendums on European Union treaties contain many lessons and insights into the upcoming referendum in the UK. 2,317 more words

EU Referendum

The Prime Minister is negotiating far-reaching welfare reform with the EU

The BBC report that the prime minister has made welfare reform one of his key European Union (EU) demands. The current EU legal restrictions preventing EU citizens from being discriminated against have led to government ministers increasingly focusing on ideas that would also prevent thousands of UK citizens from getting in-work benefits. 777 more words

Welfare "reforms"