What effect might terrorist atrocities in Paris have on UK’s EU referendum?

Matt Goodwin, Senior Fellow at The UK in a Changing Europe, examines the impact that terrorist attacks can have on the political landscape of those countries concerned. In this post, he examines the potential impact the recent attacks and security threats in Paris and Brussels might have on voters in the UK. It has been a depressing week. The terrorist atrocities in Paris have renewed public … Continue reading What effect might terrorist atrocities in Paris have on UK’s EU referendum?

Scotland might keep the UK in Europe

Kirsty Hughes, writer and commentator on European and international politics, asks whether Scottish ‘yes’ voters could deprive the eurosceptics of victory in the EU referendum. Much of the debate on how Scotland will vote in the EU referendum has focused on whether a Scottish ‘yes’ and an English ‘no’ might trigger a second independence referendum – with England leaving the EU and Scotland staying in … Continue reading Scotland might keep the UK in Europe