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Brussels may have agreed to accelerate Brexit negotiations - but Merkel's priorities are elsewhere

Ryan, John (2017) Brussels may have agreed to accelerate Brexit negotiations - but Merkel's priorities are elsewhere. LSE Brexit (19 Oct 2017). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

At her meetings in Brussels this week, Theresa May and the European Commission agreed to 'accelerate' the stalled Brexit negotiations. But, as John Ryan (LSE) writes, after a bruising election result Angela Merkel will be preoccupied with coalition talks until Christmas. The UK should not expect major concessions from Germany, which knows its principal interest is in preserving the Single Market. The ...

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/brexit/
Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s)
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
J Political Science > JZ International relations
Sets: Collections > LSE Brexit
Date Deposited: 16 Nov 2017 16:01
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2017 16:01
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/85572

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