This report from UK think tank the Henry Jackson Society looks at how the UK can consolidate and improve its sanctions regime.
The UK should take the opportunity of Brexit to consolidate and improve its regime of sanctions directed at rogue nations including Russia, according to this report. The gradual evolution of targeted sanctions at both a national and supranational level has left a patchwork of fragmented and incoherent sanctions in UK law. The UK — outside of the European Union — now, the author argues, has an opportunity and obligation to rethink its approach ensuring overlap with both European and US allies. In reaching its conclusions, the report looks at the potted history of the development of sanctions against the Russian Federation since the invasion of Crimea in 2014.Read Full Report