No longer at the party – but UK is still a major talking point in Brussels
THE European party continues… even if the balloons are deflating in the wake of its most interesting guest having left.
The UK delegation has been missing, for obvious reasons, at this first ‘in-person’ European Week of Regions and Cities since Brexit and the pandemic.
The Brussels event has grown into a unique communication and networking platform, bringing together regions and cities from all over Europe, including politicians, administrators, experts and academics.
Over the last 18 years, it has done much to promote policy learning and the exchange of good practice, and on any normal year, in the corridors of power here, you’d have done well to…