Jean Monnet Fellow, European University Institute, Florence.
Associate at LSE IDEAS and Director of Research at Brexit Analytics
Monday, September 23, 2013
Selected FP spots from 16-22 September 2013
UK and South Africa: A Relationship Worth Maintaining Alex Vines of Chatham House and Elizabeth Sidiropoulos, Chief Executive, South African Institute of International Affairs, remind us of the close relations between South Africa and the UK, especially relevant when the FCO is pushing for stronger relations with African states.
UK should use competence review as a constructive exerciseMichael Emerson of the Centre for European Policy Studies looks at how the Balance of Competences Review could work for the UK. Despite ongoing concerns about the political neutrality review, it looks to be on course to provide a wide-ranging review - the first of its type in the EU - of the role the EU plays in the UK.