London Calling Brexit

London Calling Brexit: European views of the UK capital

London symbolises the UK to many people across the rest of the EU. What then do they think Brexit means for London and how has London – the UK’s media centre – shaped their views? In this, the fifth in our London Calling Brexit series, Alexandra Borchardt, of the Reuters Institute at Oxford, looks at how to many in […]

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    London Calling Brexit: How the rest of the UK views the capital

London Calling Brexit: How the rest of the UK views the capital

London has been accused of dominating UK political, economic and cultural life for hundreds of years. However, the last decade has seen relations become increasingly strained, with a series of seismic events inflaming longstanding tensions between the capital and the rest of the nation. In the third of the London Calling Brexit series, Jack Brown (Centre for London) looks at […]

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    London Calling Brexit: it’s not about Britain and Europe, it’s about Barnet High Street and All Saints’ School

London Calling Brexit: it’s not about Britain and Europe, it’s about Barnet High Street and All Saints’ School

The London Borough of Barnet is one of the five local authority areas selected for the LSE project ‘Understanding Brexit impacts at a local level’. These reports contextualise the Brexit impact studies carried out at a national level with qualitative evidence collected at the local level. In this blog, another in our London Calling Brexit series, Alexandra Bulat (SSEES, University of London) recounts […]

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    London Calling Brexit: The City of London and the ‘baptist-bootlegger’ coalition

London Calling Brexit: The City of London and the ‘baptist-bootlegger’ coalition

Think of London and Brexit and most will think of what it means for ‘the City’, the heart of the UK’s financial services industry. In this, the second in our London Calling Brexit series, Scott James (King’s College London) and Lucia Quaglia (University of Bologna) examine why London’s financial institutions have failed to wield the influence over Brexit that […]