Past event

Research Event

Britain and the EU: Countdown to the Referendum

Chatham House, London

Europe Programme

Participants

Richard Corbett, Member of the European Parliament
Dr Charles Tannock, Member of the European Parliament
Sylvie Goulard, Member of the European Parliament 
Simon Nixon, Chief European Commentator, Wall Street Journal 
Chair: Quentin Peel, Mercator Senior Fellow, Europe Programme, Chatham House

Overview

With the clock ticking on an in/out referendum, the discussion will focus on the prospects for the government’s renegotiation efforts, how the different political parties in the UK will approach the campaign, and the view in Brussels and across Europe of UK demands and the danger of Brexit. In addition, the panel will address the role that all the EU institutions, including the European Parliament, could play in the renegotiation process.

A welcome lunch will be provided at 12:15.

This meeting is organized with the support of the European Parliament Office, London. 

THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL AND REGISTRATION IS CLOSED.

The Chatham House Rule

To enable as open a debate as possible, this event will be held under the Chatham House Rule.