Kate Andrews writes for City A.M.

Kate Andrews, Associate Director at the Institute of Economic Affairs, has written for City A.M. on the possibility of an extension to Brexit negotiations.negotiations Who is smiling on the Prime Minister’s announcement that the transition period after exiting the EU could be extended by an extra year? Not the hardline Brexiteers, many of whom think ... Continue reading
Lifestyle Economics

Kate Andrews reviews the Papers on BBC News

Kate Andrews does the paper review on BBC News Kate Andrews, News Editor at the Institute of Economic Affairs appeared on BBC News this morning to review the papers. On the meeting of May and Juncker. Kate argues that little movement has been made in negotiations between the pair, and argues that there is little evidence to suggest ... Continue reading

Shankar Singham has been quoted in the Sun

Shanker Singham, Director of the International Trade and Competition Unit at the Institute of Economic Affairs, has been quoted in The Sun on the UK's contributions to the EU. Shanker argues that “At the very least the EU would want the same contribution as now.” Read the full article here. Further Reading: Reversing Brexit would ... Continue reading
Government and Institutions

Shanker Singham writes for The Times Red Box

Shanker Singham, Director of the IEA's International Trade and Competition Unit has written for The Times Red Box on the Irish backstop. There are several myths surrounding the Irish backstop issue, which must be straightened out at this crucial time to ensure that the opportunities Brexit offers are not squandered. The backstop has often been ... Continue reading
Government and Institutions
I’m still sceptical that the UK’s departure from the EU is a gender issue, despite what high-profile critics like Baroness Kennedy may say. Women might be more vulnerable in some respects, if Brexit is done badly, for example, because they are more likely to have caring responsibilities. Nonetheless, it seems odd to make sweeping statements ... Continue reading
Trade, Development, and Immigration

IEA Plan A+ report features in the Sunday Express

The IEA’s Plan A+ has featured in an article written by David Davis for the Sunday Express. The report is referenced as being the alternative plan that is ready to switch strategies to a Canada +++ deal. The EU is saying it's ready to make that deal. Read the full article here.... Continue reading
Trade, Development, and Immigration

IEA Plan A+ report features in The Telegraph

The IEA’s Plan A+ has featured in an article written by Iain Duncan Smith MP for The Telegraph. As Plan A+, a case for a Canada ++ deal shows, it is open to the EU and UK to resolve any potential disruptions satisfactorily within an FTA. That's why we need now to get on and ... Continue reading
Trade, Development, and Immigration

IEA report features in City AM

The IEA's Plan A+ has featured in City AM in an article about possible financial services deregulation post-Brexit. The report on the post-Brexit trade relationship by the Institute of Economic Affairs – which has been praised by multiple senior Tory MPs – called for improving the way regulations are made to better support competitive markets, calling ... Continue reading

IEA reacts to the Chancellor of the Exchequer's speech at Conservative Party Conference

Spokespeople from the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) respond to the Chancellor of the Exchequer's speech at Conservative Party Conference: On Philip Hammond's speech, IEA Director General Mark Littlewood said:  “The rhetoric of the Chancellor's speech was encouraging - with talk of lowering taxes to boost growth, and action to reduce the budget deficit further. But ... Continue reading