Brexit On The Border

Episodes

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Northern Ireland - Republic Of Ireland2018121920181222 (R4)

Young people from both sides of the border that separates Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland discuss what Brexit will mean for their lives. Audrey Carville chairs a live debate from The Nerve Centre, a music and arts venue in the border city of Derry/Londonderry.

Featuring Brian McDermott, a chef and hotelier from Donegal; Larry Rodgers, a dairy farmer from Co. Tyrone; Pearl Natasha Doherty, a musician from Derry; and BBC Northern Ireland's Business and Economics Editor, John Campbell.

Producer: Freya McClements for BBC Foyle
Series Producer: Helen Grady
Editor: Andrew Smith

Young people from both sides of the Irish border debate what Brexit will mean for them.

What will Brexit mean for future generations? A young panel and audience explore the issue

Young people in UK border areas in conversation about their future after Brexit

Scotland - England2018120520181208 (R4)

The BBC's Scotland Editor Sarah Smith, chairs a discussion of twenty- and thirty-somethings invited to debate their own prospects in a post Brexit world.

The programme comes from The Stove Network, a community centre on Dumfries High Street, and the panel and participants are drawn from both sides of the England-Scotland border, from Dumfries and Galloway and from neighbouring Cumbria, in England. Immigration, farming, the local economy, transport and the problem of young people leaving for cities are among the subjects discussed.

Panellists
Stacy Bradley (33) is a local SNP activist who works for a housing charity. She voted Remain in June 2016. She is single, has a young son and lives in rented housing in Dumfries. She works for the Dumfries charity Midsteeple Quarter where she helps communities to develop affordable housing.

Kerryanne Wilde (46) is a charity worker. She's Scottish but currently lives in Cumbria. A former UKIP member she voted Leave in the Referendum. Kerry joined the Women’s Royal Army Corps when she was 17 and became a Serbo-Croat linguist. During her 12 years as a non-combatant in the intelligence core, she served all over the world – including during the Bosnian conflict.

Alistair Mackintosh (25) is a tenant sheep farmer from Whitehaven in West Cumbria who voted Remain. He did a degree in agriculture at Edinburgh Napier and worked in New Zealand. He runs his local Young Farmers branch at Drigg.

Adam Wilson (22) is Labour councillor in Dumfries. He voted Leave, He is is the council’s ‘young people’s champion’ and a former member of the Scottish Youth Parliament.

Presenter: Sarah Smith
Producer: Helen Grady
Researchers: Ben Cooper and Bethan Head
Editor: Andrew Smith

Young people in UK border areas in conversation about their future after Brexit

What will Brexit mean for future generations? A young panel and audience explore the issue

Wales - England2018121220181215 (R4)

Dot Davies presents a discussion live from Ty Pawb in Wrexham with young people from either side of the Wales/England border.

How do their outlooks differ on each side of the border, and how optimistic or pessimistic are they about the prospects for their area in the new economic climate?

Featuring local business owner Alex Loven, Plaid Cymru councillor Carrie Harper, Conservative activist Matthew Leigh and author Manda Scott.

Producer: Glyn Tansley for BBC Wales
Series Producer: Helen Grady
Editor: Andrew Smith

How do young people feel about their prospects post-Brexit?

What will Brexit mean for future generations? A young panel and audience explore the issue