Now that the Conservative Government has committed the UK to a referendum on continued membership of the EU, here are some useful links:
Track progress of the European Union Referendum Bill 2015-16, announced in the Queen’s Speech and published on 28 May.
Between 2012 and the end of 2014, the coalition government published a Review of the balance of competences between the EU and the UK. The 14 lengthy reports appeared with little publicity and no official summary has been published. This full briefing by the Senior European Experts attempts to fill the gap.
A legal analysis of the ways in which treaties have been adapted in the past has been written for the European Parliament by Professor Steve Peers: Trends in differentiation of EU law and lessons for the future.
Britain’s fraught relationship with Europe is analysed in a study prepared by Ireland’s leading think tank, the Institute of International and European Affairs (IIEA): Britain and Europe: the endgame – an Irish perspective.
The BBC’s guide to the UK’s planned in-out EU referendum gives brief answers to key questions.
A wide range of material can be found via European Sources Online.