The government is “legally” obligated to complete Brexit and the attempts to frustrate it will only further divide the nation. Once this is done we will then judge the “real” response from the other EU member states. it will not take long for them to come back to the negotiation table in order seek access to the UK market.
I voted to stay but respect democracy and as such think we need to get on with things. I personally don’t believe or take any notice of the posturing from MP’s who think “they could do a better job” we all have to respect people wish and get on with things NOW!
The UK Parliament is debating and voting on amendments to the Brexit Bill today. See the full list of amendments here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-44454035 How do you think it’s going to go? The Brexit amendments MPs are voting on Here’s a round-up of the amendments to the EU (Withdrawal) Bill that MPs are considering.
The Government has announced the date for crucial House of Commons votes on Brexit…how do you think it will go? https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-44360020Date set for crunch Brexit Commons votes Labour is angry at just one day’s debate on peers’ changes to the EU Withdrawal Bill.
I reckon they will still come providing the policy makers don’t turn higher education into the ways of secondary education and kill the uniqueness of British uni’s with stultifying bureaucracy (cf David Graeber) and thereby destroy the value and differentiation we have. There is the threat of rising Chinese and Indian universities but whether they…[Read more]
I don’t think the complexities and unintended consequences of Brexit were made clear. Like all apparently good ideas it has degenerated into a ton of hard work for politicians bureaucrats and lawyers. Biggest concern for me is the destabilising effect it might have on the integrity of the U.K. seems like a bit of an own goal to me that.
The worry here is not only will the UK become an unattractive country to study in, however UK citizens will also find the UK as an unaffordable country to study in where the government will compensate overseas tuition fees through the increase of UK fees.
The UK already has been put in a negative light when analysing the effects Brexit has or will have upon international students studying in the UK. The government in this segment has been exposed to its clear focus on its benefits to the economy rather than welcoming students from overseas to develop academically where they have not had the chance…[Read more]
European countries are competing for talented young people. The UK has a natural advantage in that students have no language barrier here, but that’s not enough to overcome the negative impacts of Brexit. Ireland and the Netherlands, among others, are more than viable options for students who would otherwise have considered going to the UK.