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Transcript: Professor Michael Dougan on the EU Referendum

Posted by seumasach on July 9, 2016

I cannot recommend Professor Dougan work strongly enough in terms of cutting through the bullshit of the continuing EU debate. He provides the technical and legal knowledge to elucidate our present self-imposed plight. He is also, judging by his comments to the Commons Treasury committee, aware of the ideological nature of the Brexit camp, without spelling out their actual neoconservative affiliations, but does not deal with that here.. This is the aspect which has most impressed me and is a major aggravating factor in addition to those addressed by Professor Dougan, in considering the real scale of the Brexit fiasco.

University of Liverpool

22nd June , 2016

I have been a professor here at the university since 2004 and my specialism is European constitutional law. I look at the EU institutions, I look at relations between the EU and its member states, specifically the UK. The single market and free movement of person in particular.

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