Strand: State of the Nation

This strand looks at some pressing issues facing Britain today. Brexit has created urgent questions about which laws should be repatriated from the EU: will health & safety and workers’ rights be sacrificed by the Great Repeal Bill or is this liberation from hyper-regulation? Will key EU themes such as sustainability and environmentalism be sidelined in the political upheaval? With the end of free movement create a skills gap? And with many Millennials reporting increased anxiety brought on by the uncertainty of Brexit, does the so-called 'youthquake' at this year's general election suggest younger voters are beginning to see a more positive political future?