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European Parliament Past Events 2017

During the referendum, science and research communities were unanimous in their opinion that the UK should remain in the EU. In a recent position paper, moreover, the government expressed its desire to continue participating in many of the EU’s scientific projects – including nuclear energy, space programmes and defence research – after the UK leaves.
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Lux Prize 2017 Official Selection
Films selected for the LUX Film Prize competition celebrate the universal reach of European values, illustrate the diversity of European traditions and shed light on the process of European integration. Read the synopses and watch the trailers to find out more about this year's final selection.
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Agriculture
The EU's Common Agricultural policy has influenced policy decisions affecting British agriculture since 1973. The debate will explore the impact of Brexit on the future of UK agriculture and food chains.
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Brexit exit
Free movement of people is one of the EU's four freedoms and the status of EU nationals in the UK and of Britons on The Continent after Brexit is the subject of intense debate.
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Agriculture
The EU's Common Agricultural policy has influenced policy decisions affecting British agriculture since 1973. The debate will explore the impact of Brexit on the future of UK agriculture.
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Environment
The result of the UK’s referendum on EU membership which took place on 23rd June 2016 and the triggering of Article 50, the official mechanism for starting the process of withdrawal from the European Union, will have dramatic impacts on many aspects of the UK’s economy.  
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Nuffield College, University of Oxford
In a special seminar organised by the European Parliament Information Office in the UK (in association with Nuffield College, Oxford), a panel of leading academic experts and commentators shared their analysis of the outcome of the elections in France, UK (and upcoming elections in Germany) and the implications of the vote for the future of European politics.
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Brexit exit
When it comes to Brexit, Parliaments matter. The European Parliament must give its consent to any accord reached between the EU-27 and the UK on Article 50, and also to any subsequent trade agreement. The Westminster legislature has approved the trigger for Article 50 and has been promised a say on the final deal.
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Much uncertainty surrounds the type of trade deal the UK can and will secure with the EU post-Brexit and there is disagreement about the timing. Will talks start as soon as the Article 50 proceedings are triggered or will they have to await their conclusion? What are the procedures for an interim deal?
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