Exiting the EU

In June 2016, the UK voted in a referendum to leave the European Union (EU).

The Commission has called for human rights and social protections to be recognised as one of Scotland’s interests to be protected going forward. A commitment to advancing, not weakening, human rights protections must now be carried forward by both the UK and Scottish Governments in whatever changes are to follow.

Read our statement on protecting human rights in Scotland's changing relationship with Europe.

Read a paper we commissioned by Dr Tobias Lock on the human rights implications of the EU referendum and our accompanying statement.

Read SULNE (Scottish Universities Legal Network on Europe)'s position papers on a range of issues related to human rights and social protections in the context of leaving the EU.

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