Brexit Down, Migration Up

Biedermann, Ferry (2023) Brexit Down, Migration Up. Birmingham City University, Centre for Brexit Studies Blog.

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One of the pitfalls of being a Brexit columnist is to be caught in an ever-rising crescendo of I told you so’s. It’s tempting but self-defeating, as there are so many other strands of magical-thinking to pluck at. The same type of having your cake and eat it populism that was behind Brexit is still now deployed on issues such as migration: the make-believe idea that we can reduce the number of migrants, whether in the UK or Europe, while at the same time adhering to all human rights agreements and growing our economies.

Item Type: Other
3 February 2023Published Online
Uncontrolled Keywords: Centre for Brexit Studies, CBS, Brexit, BCU, EU, European Union, UK, Birmingham City University, UK Government, UK politics
Subjects: CAH15 - social sciences > CAH15-03 - politics > CAH15-03-01 - politics
Divisions: Research, Innovation, Enterprise and Professional Services > Centre for Brexit Studies
Depositing User: Gemma Tonks
Date Deposited: 08 Feb 2023 14:11
Last Modified: 08 Feb 2023 14:11

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