Hedydd Mai Phylip

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Hedydd Mai
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Research Associate
Cardiff University
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Hedydd Mai Phylip is currently a Research Associate at the Wales Governance Centre at Cardiff University’s School of Law and Politics. 
Having completed her LLB Law and French from Cardiff University in 2011 and her LLM in European Law from the University of Edinburgh in 2013 she worked in the European Parliament for 3 years before returning to Wales. She spent 9 months working as Press and Political Officer at the European Commission’s office in Cardiff in the period immediately after the referendum on the UK’s membership.
Returning to academia she worked with Dr Jo Hunt on the return of EU competencies post-Brexit. She is now working on the ‘Between Two Unions’ project with Dan Wincott and Greg Davies, focusing on the constitutional implications of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. She is also looking at the effect of Brexit on devolution and Wales, and is particularly interested in inter-governmental and inter-parliamentary relations.


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  • 17th January 2019

    Richard Parry assesses a memorable day in UK parliamentary history as the Commons splits 432-202 on 15 January 2019 against the Government's recommended Brexit route. It was the most dramatic night at Westminster since the Labour government’s defeat on a confidence motion in 1979.

  • 17th January 2019

    What is the Irish government’s Brexit wish-list? The suggestion that Irish unity, as opposed to safeguarding political and economic stability, is the foremost concern of the Irish government is to misunderstand and misrepresent the motivations of this key Brexit stakeholder, writes Mary C. Murphy (University College Cork).

  • 17th January 2019

    Brexit is in trouble but not because of the Irish backstop, argues the CCC's Michael Keating.

  • 16th January 2019

    Fellows of the Centre on Constitutional Change respond to the rejection of the Withdrawal Agreement by the House of Commons and the impending no-confidence vote in the government.

  • 11th January 2019

    Richard Parry assesses the unfolding drama at Westminster around no-deal scenarios. The deal ‘would be an uncomfortable outcome for the EU: providing quota-fee, tariff-free access to the EU market without any accompanying financial obligations; without any access to UK fishing waters in the absence of further agreement; and without any commitments to align with the majority of so-called level playing field arrangements’. For Tory leavers, what’s not to like in this negotiating triumph for Theresa May?

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