Kate Andrews comments in the Telegraph

Kate Andrews, News Editor at the Institute of Economic Affairs has commented in The Telegraph on the story that an NHS Trust puts up posters reminding surgeons to check identity of patients before operating. In the article Kate argues that it's welcoming to see Oxfordshire hospitals taking steps to deliver more specialist staff training, to ... Continue reading

Nerissa Chesterfield writes for City AM

Nerissa Chesterfield, Communications Officer at the Institute of Economic Affairs has written for City AM on the Brexit White Paper. Leading up to the referendum in 2016, it was made very clear by both campaigns that Brexit would mean leaving the Single Market and EU customs union. The case was very strongly made that this ... Continue reading
Government and Institutions

Kate Andrews appears as guest of the day on the Daily Politics Show

Kate Andrews, News Editor at the Institute of Economic Affairs has appeared on the BBC Daily Politics. On the Brexit white paper: If we look at the policy, the Chequers proposals had many contradictions. On the one hand it was saying that the UK would sign up to an EU common rulebook. On the other ... Continue reading
Trade, Development, and Immigration

Shanker Singham writes for Reaction

Shanker Singham, Director of the International Trade and Competition Unit at the IEA has written for Reaction on Trump's visit to the UK. Mr President, we are in a great time of change. While our country has voted to leave the European Union, and in doing so to embrace the rest of the world, there ... Continue reading
Trade, Development, and Immigration

Shanker Singham writes for CapX

Shanker Singham, Director of the IEA's International Trade and Competition Unit has written for CapX ahead of President Trump's visit to the UK, outlining the speech he should give. We are at a moment where there is a huge premium on growth, and a need to eliminate barriers in our global supply chains so that ... Continue reading
Trade, Development, and Immigration

IEA releases briefing ahead of President Trump's visit to the UK

Ahead of President Trump's visit to the UK, the Institute of Economic Affairs has released a briefing setting out why a timely US-UK trade deal will help post-Brexit Britain to set out its stall as a global champion of free trade. At this juncture of the Brexit negotiations, it is vitally important for Her Majesty's Government and ... Continue reading

Madeline Grant writes for The Telegraph

Madeline Grant, Editorial Manager at the Institute of Economic Affairs has written for The Telegraph on the death of the car and how public policy has brought it about. Instead of playing Mystic Meg with public funds, the Government should promote smaller-scale, less risky investments, and, crucially, begin planning for the vehicle revolution and the ... Continue reading

Shanker Singham writes for The Telegraph

Shanker Singham, Director of the IEA's International Trade and Competition Unit has written for The Telegraph following the outcome of the Chequers meeting. First, ministers have agreed a free trade area for goods, including agri-food, which will require not just regulatory alignment, but a commitment “by treaty to harmonisation of EU rules on goods”, now ... Continue reading
Government and Institutions

IEA reacts to the Government's statement from Chequers

Commenting on HMG's statement from Chequers, Mark Littlewood, Director General at the Institute of Economic Affairs, said: "Tonight's statement offers up many more questions than answers. How far, in practice, would UK regulations be able to diverge from the EU's, or have we just regained control in order to copy their rulebook? And how would a ... Continue reading
Trade, Development, and Immigration

Mark Littlewood appears on The 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 the Chequers meeting on Brexit and the UK government's potential deal to be offered to the EU. In the interview Mark argues that it's unlikely the Prime Minister will get much of a united ... Continue reading