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Theme: EU Referendum

The British electorate faces a momentous decision: should we remain in the European Union or leave the organisation and go it alone? But what had led to 'Brexit' and what are the likely consequences of remaining or leaving? Join us and take part in the debate.

What's on

Fri
17
Jun

Is Time Running Out for Europe?

This event has be cancelled.

Thu
16
Jun

Reforming the EU: Principles and Pathways

Key figures will debate how to effect reform in the EU.

Thu
16
Jun

Britain: Leave or Remain? The Key Arguments For and Against

Former Chancellor of the Exchequer Lord Lawson (Vote Leave) and former Secretary of State for Work and Pensions Yvette Cooper MP (Stronger In) will debate the key issues around the EU Referendum.

Thu
16
Jun

The Social, Legal and Business Consequences of Brexit

A distinguished panel will debate the potential implications of a yes or no vote in the EU Referendum.

Thu
16
Jun

A Brief History of Britain and the EU: The Pathway to the Referendum

An impartial and authoritative analysis by Financial Times journalist Tony Barber on the path to Brexit.

Tue
14
Jun

Britain and the EU after the ‘Brexit’ Referendum

In the run-up to the referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union (EU) this roundtable event focuses on the relationship between Britain and the EU. It examines the alternatives for the UK to ‘full’ EU membership and the implications of a potential British exit (‘Brexit’) for the UK and the EU. The discussion will centre on business, the economy and Britain’s place in the world.

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