Brexit


The EU referendum and Britain’s broken immigration politics

by Andrew Geddes The decision in 2004 by Tony Blair’s New Labour government to allow unfettered access to the UK for citizens of the 8 central and east European EU newcomers has had monumentally important implications. Most other member states imposed transitional restrictions of up to 7 years. If Britain had done so too then […]

Cameron’s four options for restricting EU migration

By Andrew Geddes David Cameron made a play for Eurosceptic hearts during his recent speech to the Conservative Party conference by promising to put the free movement of EU citizens at the heart of his renegotiation strategy in Europe. But Cameron kept the detail on this pledge light for a very good reason. Cutting the […]