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Working within the European Union

It is hard, these days, to find a policy area that could never become the subject of a discussion at the European level. The following web pages give basic pre-Brexit advice on working effectively in Europe.

You can survive quite well in Brussels without understanding the history and every last detail of the institutions, treaties and legislation. But it is best to have the following basic knowledge if you want to be truly effective.

Here are two useful documents if you are helping to draft or transpose EU legislation:

 

Martin Stanley