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Brexit reading list: defence and security

Published Thursday, May 16, 2019

The Commons Library has compiled a selection of analysis and comment on defence and security related matters, relevant to the UK's forthcoming withdrawal from the European Union.

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In the referendum on 23 June 2016, a majority voted to leave the EU.

UK withdrawal from the EU – usually described as ‘Brexit’ – has been the subject of a great deal of comment in books, journal articles, press reports and blogs.

This paper provides links to a selection of analysis and comment on defence and security related matters.

For a reading list on legal and constitutional issues, see Commons Briefing Paper 7702, Brexit reading list: legal and constitutional issues, 13 March 2017      

For a pre-referendum reading list, see Commons Briefing Paper 7220, Reading list on UK-EU relations 2013-16: reform, renegotiation, withdrawal, 24 June 2016

This paper will be updated periodically.




Commons Briefing papers CBP-7742

Author: Timothy Robinson

Topics: Armed forces, Defence equipment and procurement, Defence policy, EU defence policy

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