Labour’s European conundrum

Renewal - ISSN 0968-5211
Volume 31 Number 4 (2023)

Labour’s European conundrum
Charles Grant pages 39-46


If and when the Labour Party takes office, it will come under pressure to negotiate a much better Brexit deal than that bequeathed by Boris Johnson. But the political situation in both the UK and the EU will make that task very difficult. The agreement on the ‘Windsor Framework’ in February 2023, which sorted out some of the difficulties of the Northern Ireland protocol, softened the antagonism between London and Brussels. But the governing Conservatives remain profoundly Eurosceptic and a real reset of UK-EU relations must await the arrival of a Labour government.

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Charles Grant (2023) Labour’s European conundrum, Renewal, 31(4), 39-46

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