Brexit - Too Hot to Handle in the General Election?

The Federal Trust by The Federal Trust for Education and Research

Episode notes

John Stevens and Brendan Donnelly discuss the implications of the General Election’s results for relations between the UK and the EU. They warn that the Labour Party will not gain much purchase in Brussels by the simple fact of not being the Conservative Party. They conclude that British politics are in flux and that changing political attitudes towards the European Union are at the heart of this volatility.


Brendan Donnelly is the Director of the Federal Trust and a former Conservative MEP.

John Stevens is the Chair of the Federal Trust and an analyst and commentator on economic affairs.


The Federal Trust is a research institute studying regional, national, European and global levels of government. It has always had a particular interest in the European Union and Britain’s place in ... 

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