COVID-19 and Brexit: A reading list

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Brexit and the negotiations during the current transition period may have slipped from the top of the news agenda, but commentators are already beginning to consider the likely impacts of the COVID-19 crisis on the future relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union.

Some of their outputs are provided in this short reading list, which also includes some analysis of how existing preparations for Brexit may have played into efforts to combat the outbreak.


Brexit Institute (Dublin City University):

Briefings for Britain (formerly Briefings for Brexit):

Brookings Institution:

Centre for Brexit Studies (University of Birmingham):

Centre on Constitutional Change:


Federal Trust:

European Policy Centre:

Global Britain/

House of Lords Library:

Institute for Government:

London School of Economics and Political Science:

Scottish Centre on European Relations:

Scottish Parliamentary Information Centre (SPICe):

Senedd Research, National Assembly for Wales

The UK in a Changing Europe (ESRC):