A Crack in the Union Jack

de Ruyter, A. (2020) A Crack in the Union Jack. Centre for Brexit Studies Blog, Centre for Brexit Studies.

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Abstract

“Draw the blinds and watch the show
Heard it on the radio
Saw it on the news today
Heard the lonely people say
There’s a great big crack in the union jack”
These lyrics, penned some 25 years ago by Brett Anderson, front man for 90s glam pop group, Suede, in the song “Crack in the Union Jack” seem somewhat apposite as the UK formally departed the EU at 11pm on Friday 31st January.

Item Type: Other
Date: 4 February 2020
Uncontrolled Keywords: Brexit, remain, leave, European Union, transition period
Subjects: L100 Economics
L200 Politics
Divisions: Research, Innovation, Enterprise and Professional Services > Centre for Brexit Studies
Depositing User: Poppy Surplice
Date Deposited: 23 Oct 2020 08:59
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2020 08:59
URI: http://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/10167

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