Huggins, CI (2018) The Future of Cohesion Policy in England: Local Government Responses to Brexit and the Future of Regional Funding. Cuadernos Europeos De Deusto (58). pp. 131-154. ISSN 2445-3587

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Abstract

The departure of the United Kingdom (EU) from the European Union (EU), the "Brexit", raises enormous uncertainties to the English local authorities. This is the case, in particular, of the EU's regional policy, which in recent years has become an important source of financial support for projects at a local level, in a context of increasing political centralization and budgetary adjustment. While during the referendum campaign, the local authorities remained relatively calm, at this time there is great concern about the future and the availability of support from the EU's regional policy. This article provides an initial insight into the role played by local authorities during the campaign and their attempts to influence regional policy after Brexit.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This is the accepted author manuscript (AAM). The final published version (version of record) was first made available online via University of Deusto at http://dx.doi.org/10.18543/ced-58-2018pp131-153 - please refer to any applicable terms of use of the publisher.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Brexit, local government, United Kingdom, European Union
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
J Political Science > JS Local government Municipal government
Divisions: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Politics, Philosophy, International Relations and Environment
Depositing User: Symplectic
Date Deposited: 02 Mar 2018 13:44
Last Modified: 29 Mar 2018 11:38
URI: http://eprints.keele.ac.uk/id/eprint/4521

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