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A big civil society Brexit concern was that the UK might start to fall behind our European neighbours in standards or rights protections. This new series will help organisations understand what is going on in the EU, so they can advocate effectively for better rights and...

In this article for Bylines, Mhairi Snowden, Director of Human Rights Consortium Scotland, outlines why, post Brexit, we are asking the wrong questions on human rights. She says, 'The driving-seat question should be: “In post-EU UK, how can we enhance the protection of human rights for...

Listen in on this Brexit Civil Society Alliance podcast, Devolution & Brexit. The Brexit process has cast light on issues and tensions within the devolution settlement in the UK. In this episode Jacob Millen-Bamford speaks to experts on devolution and working with devolved administrations, Daniel Wincott and...

The UK Government have long spoken about reviewing - or even scrapping - the Human Rights Act. This was put off until Brexit. But now panels are reviewing the Act & court process. The HRA helps individuals to hold the Government to account. Human rights organisations are...

It's January 2021 - have a look at where things stand on the details of Brexit! See this project presentation about things like: what's in the EU UK deal; travel; fishing; dispute resolution; security and data. Read the presentation. Get in touch if you are from a civil...

The EU-UK deal deadline is approaching - fast. Find out what is going on with Brexit in this explainer briefing from Dr Rebecca Zahn, Strathclyde University.  ...

This major new piece of legislation has important consequences for devolution, as well as for the border on the island of Ireland. You can find more information about the Bill through this legislation briefing and blog written for the Civil Society Brexit Project, by Anthony Salamone.     Image...

There is a lot going on to get the UK ready for the end of the Brexit transition period on 31st December this year. Read this handy overview by Prof Nicole Busby of many of the current Brexit policy and law developments. Find out key dates...

Listen to expert Matthew Rice from Open Rights Group talking about why we should be concerned about protection of our digital rights once we leave the EU. He says: "There is a tug of war & the UK is in the middle of it. It's between EU...