Posts tagged: referendum

‘Just remember this – in this country they drive on the wrong side of the road’: why we should have expected the referendum result

A week on from the referendum its time to take stock and grapple with a key question: Why was the referendum result such a surprise? Professor Karl Dayson, University of Salford, discusses: Previous referendums around the world tend to drift back to status quo so most experts anticipated a Remain win (guilty as charged here). When […]


Salford experts respond to Brexit announcement

Dr Cristina Chiva, Lecturer in EU Politics, said: “So far, European leaders have been holding their cards very close to their chest, urging calm and saying very little about what will happen next. “Silence should not be mistaken for weakness, though. Brexit is an existential threat to the Union, which is why, in the weeks that […]