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Solidarity Not Separation: The Case for Continued Interaction Between UK and EU employment rights – an attempt to sum up


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Mark Freedland reflects on the connection between re-assertions of 'sovereignty' and 'control' in the Brexit debate mirrors neo-liberal politics and the economics of self-interest. This leads him to fear that any extra resources which may be available following the UK's withdrawal from the EU will be unlikely to be used to revive a welfarist or egalitarian state, or to strengthen or preserve existing employment rights.

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