Kommunalwahlen in Großbritannien

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Bei den britischen Kommunalwahlen am 4. Mai setzten sich die konservativen Tories von Premierministerin Theresa May klar als Sieger durch. Die Liberal Democrats (LibDems) verbesserten ihren Stimmenanteil gegenüber der Parlamentswahl von 2015 zwar deutlich, verpassten jedoch trotzdem den erhofften Aufschwung. Für Labour bedeutet das Ergebnis eine herbe Niederlage und für die United Kingdom Independance Party (UKIP) ein wahres Debakel.

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EU-UK: What relationship after the May 7th election?

The UK general election on May 7th is one of the most anticipated political events this year, with European capitals closely following polls and interpreting campaign rhetoric. EU membership and the basic principles thereof have been called into question by several parties and the current Prime Minister, David Cameron, has promised to re-negotiate UK membership in the EU and put this new deal to a referendum by 2017.

To discuss what this new deal would entail, experts from the UK, France, and Germany came together at an event organized by the Friedrich Naumann Foundation, Open Europe, and the French Institute of International Relations. Continue reading

Upcoming event: “What will Britain’s post-election EU policy be and how will member states react?”

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16 April 2015

Venue: Press Club Brussels Europe, Rue Froissart 95, 1000 Bruxelles

 About the event

The UK general election on 7 May 2015 promises to be exciting, with a more fragmented political landscape on the horizon. Divisions no longer just concern the Labour-Conservative divide, but also national identity and EU membership.

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