Brexit

  • April 20, 2017

    In its response to the Government’s consultation on the Industrial Strategy Green Paper, which closed on 17 April 2017, the Joseph Rowntree Foundation  says the plan provides an opportunity to transform left behind places, whose prospects were highlighted by the Brexit vote.

  • April 19, 2017

    You may be in pain because of a delayed operation. You may be unable to get social care for a frail parent. You may be worrying that your child’s school is about to lose teachers.

  • April 19, 2017

    The Prime Minister,Theresa May, has called for an early general election on 8 June 2017. She said Brexit negotiations would be put at risk by divisions in Westminster, causing “damaging uncertainty and instability”.

  • April 7, 2017

    New opinion polling released today  by Opinium Research shows the majority of ethnic minority people in the UK (52 per cent) think the UK has become less tolerant since the Brexit vote.

  • March 23, 2017

    In readiness for the impending trigger of Article 50, four of the UK's largest Christian Churches, representing three quarters of a million members, are inviting their congregations to take part in discussions across the UK to explore what kind of society we should be seeking to create.

  • March 20, 2017

    Over a third of Black, Asian or minority ethnic people (BAME) witnessed or experienced racial abuse in the seven months following the Brexit vote in June 2016, a TUC  poll has found.

  • February 14, 2017

    As we watch the Trump White House in horrified fascination, are we in danger of tolerating similar attitudes and policies from our own government simply because they are expressed in a more subtle

  • January 25, 2017

    Trade unionists, including the heads of the TUC and the Scottish Trades Union Congress, have welcomed the UK Supreme Court ruling on the triggering of Article 50.

  • January 23, 2017

    The TUC yesterday published five tests the government’s industrial strategy must meet if it is to make the UK successful after Brexit with higher productivity, more high-quality jobs and major improvements to living standards.

  • December 20, 2016

    The TUC and the British Chambers of Commerce have published an open letter to the Prime Minister calling on her to end the uncertainty for workers and businesses by confirming that the government will give current EU migrants a right to remain after Brexit.