No-deal Brexit


This report from the UK think tank IPPR looks at the implications for labour and social rights of a no-deal Brexit.

The new prime minister is committed to delivering Brexit without further delay. With the government intent on leaving the EU and the chances of a renegotiation of the withdrawal agreement in flux, the prospect of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit has become increasingly plausible. This scenario could have significant implications for the future of UK law-making. This briefing examines the implications of a no-deal Brexit for labour and social rights in the UK and explores how the legal framework governing these rights may change after a no-deal. The briefing finds that, while on ‘day one’ of a no-deal Brexit EU-derived labour and social rights will for the most part be maintained in UK law, beyond ‘day one’ these rights face a far more uncertain future.

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