Friday 10 November 09:00– 10:00.
The United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union coincides with the negotiations on the next multiannual budget beginning in 2021. Will this only complicate the budget negotiations; or is Brexit a blessing in disguise that will facilitate genuine policy reform?
Ian Begg, a leading expert on both the EU budget and the economic ramifications of Brexit, will give a lecture on this topic at an open seminar on the 10th of November. Drawing on various recent contributions to the debate on the future of Europe, Iain Begg recently analysed likely demands for reform of the budget and how they might be accommodated in the next multiannual financial framework in the analysis The EU budget after 2020.
The European Commission at half-time: What has been achieved?
When Jean-Claude Juncker took over the presidency of the European Commission in November 2014, he promised a "more political" and less technocratic Commission during the forthcoming term of office.
What does Britain want? Brexit and the new political dynamics of the UK
More than half a year ago, a majority of the British electorate voted for leaving the EU. So, what has happened since and what is to be expected?
The Future of the EU Budget (2017:6)
A new round of negotiations on the EU’s Multiannual Financial Framework, which runs from 2021, will soon begin. A mayor net payer to the budget are leaving the EU and an increasing number of internal and external challenges have been added to the agenda in recent years, making the negotiations more complex, perhaps, than ever before.
The EU budget after 2020 (2017:9epa)
Brexit will be a major factor influencing the negotiations on the new Multi-annual Financial Framework (MFF), which will set the rules for the EU budget in the next couple of years starting in 2021.
With or without you? Policy impact and networks in the Council of the EU after Brexit
Brexit is likely to be a major chapter in the history of European integration. What will it mean for the negotiations and outcomes of the intergovernmental Council of the EU – and for the relative influence between the remaining member states – whether the UK is in or out?
Spain after the June 2016 elections: What implications for the EU? (2017:6epa)
After ten months of interim government and two general elections Mariano Rajoy was elected head of government. The government’s support in the parliament is weak and the conservative government party Partido Popular is in the midst of comprehensive corruption investigations.