Brexit and the Risk to our Rights: Keeping Track of the Latest Developments
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Brexit and the Risk to our Rights: Keeping Track of the Latest Developments

By Jem Collins, Writer 7 Sep 2017
Institutions

As MPs clashed once again over the bill to officially take the UK out of the European Union, it’s become increasingly clear there’s a lot to think about.

What’s more, a lot of this stuff is about our fundamental rights. Our right to health, our right to a clean environment, and, of course, keeping us safe and secure.

It’s always been clear that Brexit will be a monumental task, with thousands of pieces of legislation to transfer into the British system. All in all, it’s no surprise that it’s sometimes hard to keep track.

Keeping tabs on all of the issues

Now though, more than ever, it’s crucial to keep track on the conversations both here in the UK and in the EU.

The outcome of these negotiations will undoubtedly have a huge impact on our rights. Being aware of what’s going on means we can make our voice heard if we disagree.

To help you make sense of things, we’ve condensed all of the biggest rights issues down into one concise (and quite snazzy) infographic. Here’s what we’ve got:

We’ll keep updating it with all the latest developments too, so you can always stay informed.

About The Author

Jem Collins Writer

Jem is the Strategic Impact Director for RightsInfo, working on increasing our reach across the UK and measuring our impact. Previously she was the News and Social Media Editor. She is also passionate about helping young people into the media and runs Journo Resources, a start-up which helps young people into the media, as well as serving as a trustee of the Student Publication Association. She is also one of the co-founders of The Second Source, a group to help end harassment in the media. Email Jem

Jem is the Strategic Impact Director for RightsInfo, working on increasing our reach across the UK and measuring our impact. Previously she was the News and Social Media Editor. She is also passionate about helping young people into the media and runs Journo Resources, a start-up which helps young people into the media, as well as serving as a trustee of the Student Publication Association. She is also one of the co-founders of The Second Source, a group to help end harassment in the media. Email Jem