Mark Littlewood appears on Chopper's Brexit podcast

Mark Littlewood, Director General at the Institute of Economic Affairs has appeared on The Telegraph's Brexit podcast to discuss Brexit and the question of who funds think tanks. On Brexit, Mark argues that Brexit could be a great opportunity for this country if it is done well. There are medium to long-term gains that I ... Continue reading

Kate Andrews writes for City AM

Kate Andrews, Associate Director of the Institute of Economic Affairs has written for City AM on the NHS and cancer screenings. The rationing and bureaucratic structure that remains the biggest flaw of the NHS, rearing its ugly head in areas of testing and treatment which are far less controversial than prostate cancer screenings. The screening ... Continue reading
Trade, Development, and Immigration

Victoria Hewson writes for CapX

Victoria Hewson, Senior Counsel at the Institute of Economic Affairs has written for CapX following the publication of her briefing on the possible models for leaving the EU. In the article Victoria argues that a 'Norway Plus' model of Brexit is legally fraught in the current forms of both the EFTA convention and the EEA ... Continue reading

Mark Littlewood appears on BBC Radio 2's Jeremy Vine Show

Mark Littlewood, Director General at the Institute of Economic Affairs has appeared on BBC Radio 2's Jeremy Vine show to discuss tax avoidance and what should be done to clamp down on it. In the interview Mark argues that the reason why we have many useless jobs created is because the state has created ludicrously ... Continue reading

Chris Snowdon writes for Spectator Health

Chris Snowdon, Head of Lifestyle Economics at the Institute of Economic Affairs has written for Spectator Health on junk food and banning advertising of such food before the watershed. In the article Chris makes the case that so many foods are included in the sugar and calorie reduction programme that the new exemption makes little ... Continue reading
Government and Institutions

Rebecca Lowe writes for CapX

Rebecca Lowe, Director of FREER and IEA Research Fellow has written for CapX on how Brexit represents the missed opportunities to come together in the name of values. In the article Rebecca argues that for too long, our political focus has been technocratic. It has been solely on consequences. On outcomes. On metrics. There is, ... Continue reading

Chris Snowdon writes for The Times

Chris Snowdon, Head of Lifestyle Economics at the Institute of Economic Affairs has written for The Times on proposals to ban advertising junk food. In the article Chris makes the point that the proposed advertising ban will cost broadcasters a fortune and hinder the ability of supermarkets, restaurants and food manufacturers to communicate with their ... Continue reading

Christopher Snowdon comments in City AM

The IEA's Head of Lifestyle Economics Christopher Snowdon has commented in City AM on the launch of the consultation to bank 'junk food' advertisements. Christopher Snowdon, head of lifestyle economics at the Institute of Economic Affairs, said: "The idea of banning food advertisements to stop people eating too much is absurd. If it is safe ... Continue reading

IEA report on tax havens features in City AM

The IEA's report All at Sea has been featured in City AM. Yet the Institute for Economic Affairs, a free-market think tank, warned last week that the implementation of measures to reveal who owns assets through overseas territories for tax purposes "undermines competition and tramples on rights to privacy". Read the full article here.... Continue reading

Christopher Snowdon appears on BBC Radio 5 Live

The IEA's Head of Lifestyle Economics Christopher Snowdon appeared on BBC Radio 5 Live to discuss the launch of the consultation to bank 'junk food' advertisements. Chris argues that the term 'junk food' is being used to define healthy food products, and if foods are safe enough to be eaten, they are safe enough to ... Continue reading