Due to the failure of the Leave campaign and the Conservative government to articulate a vision for Britain's future relationship with the EU, no-one knows what comes next.

Will we stay in the Single Market, or become like Norway, Switzerland, or Canada? Will British companies still be able to operate freely across European borders? Will we continue to work with the EU to counter the big challenges of the 21st century, from terrorism to climate change?

Nick Clegg speaks for the Liberal Democrats on Europe. He has a unique perspective on the challenges now facing the country, having worked in the European Commission and the European Parliament, before becoming and MP and serving as Deputy Prime Minister in the coalition government.

Through Brexit Challenge, he will unpack the issues and pose the big questions that the government now needs to answer.

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On Wednesday, Theresa May will officially trigger Article 50, starting the official Brexit negotiations - here's what happens next:

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Deal or No Deal: The Triggering of Article 50

On Wednesday, Theresa May will officially trigger Article 50, starting the official Brexit negotiations - here's what happens next:


PAPER: Brexit Negotiations

Following the EU referendum in June 2016, Nick Clegg launched his ‘Brexit Challenge’, working with a group of experts to publish a series of papers on the challenges and dilemmas facing the UK in a wide range of areas.

In his seventh Brexit Challenge Paper, Nick Clegg sets out the challenges facing the UK Government during Brexit Negotiations. Read the paper here:


PAPER: EEA & EFTA

How do we avoid a Brexit Cliff edge? Read Nick Clegg's sixth paper on the EEA and EFTA to find out:


PAPER: Justice and Home Affairs Cooperation

In his fifth Brexit Challenge paper, Nick Clegg sets out the challenges facing the Government on Justice and Home Affairs Cooperation.


Government Approaches to EU negotiations

Nick Clegg explores possible approaches that the Government could take towards EU negotiations.


PAPER: Freedom of Movement

In his fourth Brexit Challenge paper, Nick Clegg sets out the challenges facing the Government on Freedom of Movement.


Expert group responds to Economist for Brexit’s claim that food prices will go down when we leave the European Union

In response to criticism from Economists for Brexit, members of the expert group that support the Brexit Challenge process have written a letter to the Financial Times today (Friday 21 October) - here's what they had to say:


Hard Brexit is not a sunny upland - it's a cliff edge

Read Nick Clegg's remarks as he launched his third Brexit paper - on the impact of a hard Brexit on the UK's food and drink industry.


PAPER: Food, Drink and Brexit

In his third Brexit challenge paper, Nick Clegg lays out the potential challenges facing the UK's food and drink industry after Brexit.


PAPER: What does Brexit mean for the UK's trading relationships?

Membership of the EU determines our trading relationship not just with Europe but the rest of the world. Some have claimed that we will be able to strike multiple new trade deals within a matter of months. This paper explains why that view is wrong, and why a transitional agreement is essential to avoid serious damage to the UK economy.


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