Shanker Singham writes for Brexit Central

Shanker Singham, Director of the IEA's International Trade and Competition Unit has written for Brexit Central on the House of Lords vote on the customs union earlier this week. The members of the House of Lords who voted on Wednesday for the customs union amendment have sought to impose constraints on the UK trade negotiator. ... Continue reading
Government and Institutions

Kate Andrews appears on Question Time

Kate Andrews, News Editor at the Institute of Economic Affairs has appeared on BBC Question Time alongside Jo Johnson MP, Barry Gardiner MP, Jonathan Freedland and Nicola Horlick. On Syria: Kate argue that countries such as the UK, US and France must come together with a strong, tactical solution of Syria. But to respond to ... Continue reading
From fears that a trade agreement with the US will lead to an American takeover of the NHS, to hand-wringing over the “wrong” products entering our market, public hysteria about a US/UK trade deal has reached epidemic levels. And now, anti-American sentiment, long a hallmark of the chattering classes, has found its way into the ... Continue reading

Shanker Singham appears on the Telegraph Brexit podcast

Shanker Singham joined the Telegraph's Christopher Hope for his weekly Brexit podcast.   He underlined that the EU's interest in negotiations is not the same as the UK's. There is a notion in some quarters that Brexit is a problem to be solved. In fact, it creates opportunities. After forty years without an independent trade ... Continue reading
Government and Institutions

Victoria Hewson and Radomir Tylecoat write for the Yorkshire Post

A year ago, Theresa May gave notice under Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union that the UK would be leaving the EU. It feels like a lot has happened since then, including a general election and seemingly endless debates about whether we are really leaving the customs union and the single market (or ... Continue reading
Government and Institutions

Shanker Singham is quoted in the Daily Express

Shanker Singham, a former US trade adviser has said the UK needs a "paradigm shift in mindset", to "start acting like the independent nation that we are about to become." Mr Singham, who recently set up a new trade unit at the free-market Institute of Economic Affairs think tank, said: "We must move from a ... Continue reading
Trade, Development, and Immigration

Radomir Tylecote writes for CapX

Radomir Tylecote, Senior Research Analyst at the IEA's Trade and Competition Unit has written for CapX extolling the benefits of free trade for the UK. In a few short weeks, Britain will begin negotiations with the EU on how we will trade in the years ahead; in the next three years, the return of Britain’s ... Continue reading
Government and Institutions
Exactly one year from today, Britain will officially quit the EU. But what do we know so far, and what happens next? Today joined by Julian Jessop, Head of the IEA's Brexit Unit, and Shanker Singham, Director of the IEA’s new International Trade and Competition Unit. Interviewed by Digital Officer Madeline Grant, the pair answer some of ... Continue reading

Victoria Hewson appears on Channel 4 News

Victoria Hewson, Counsel of the IEA's Trade and Competition unit has appeared on Channel 4 News to discuss the trading opportunities Brexit provides the UK. In the interview that you get a benefit from a trade agreement and open up your markets, not just for your exporters reciprocally but also for your importers and your ... Continue reading
Government and Institutions

Madeline Grant writes for CapX

Madeline Grant, Digital Officer at the Institute of Economic Affairs has written for CapX on Brexit. The UK became one of the first countries in the world to require private- and public-sector employers with 250 or more employees to publish their company-wide gender pay gaps. Full disclosure: I believe these new gender pay gap reporting ... Continue reading